PSN J19435637+4758301 in UGC 11469: an image (3 May 2015)

PSN J19435637+4758301 in UGC 11469: 3 May 2015

PSN J19435637+4758301 in UGC 11469: 3 May 2015

The possible supernova PSN J19435637+4758301 in UGC 11469 was imaged as part of the Virtual Telescope’s supernova follow-up program.

The image above comes from the average of four, 120-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely collected with the PlaneWave 17″+Paramount ME+SBIG STL-6303E robotic unit part of the Virtual Telescope Project. The supernova was estimated at mag. 18.2 (R mags for the reference stars from UCAC-4). The sky was far from the ideal, with cirrus all around and the Full Moon.

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