Supernova PSN J14372160+3634018 in NGC 5695: an image (13 June 2015)
The supernova PSN J14372160 in NGC 5695 was imaged as part of the Virtual Telescope’s supernova follow-up program.
The image above comes from the average of three, 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. 16.3 (R mags for the reference stars from UCAC-4). The source is marked by two small segments. Spectroscopy shows it is a type II supernova.
Support The Virtual Telescope Project!
Support us! Please, donate and receive unique, LIMITED EDITION set of images of the stunning comet C/2020 F3 Neowise above Rome, of potentially hazardous asteroids, space stations and much more, specifically made for supporters like you!
(you can adjust the amount later)