Possible Supernova PSN J18285823+2254106 in NGC 6641: an image (14 May 2015)

PSN J18285823+2254106 in NGC 6641: an image (14 May 2015)

PSN J18285823+2254106 in NGC 6641: an image (14 May 2015)

The possible supernova PSN J18285823+2254106 in NGC 6641 was imaged as part of the Virtual Telescope’s supernova follow-up program.

The image above comes from the average of five, 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. 16.7 (R mags for the reference stars from UCAC-4).

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