PSN J06280368+7418338 in UGC 3460: an image (12 Sept. 2015)

PSN J06280368+7418338 in UGC 3460: 12 Sept. 2015

PSN J06280368+7418338 in UGC 3460: 12 Sept. 2015

The supernova PSN J06280368+7418338 in UGC 3460 was imaged as part of the Virtual Telescope’s supernova follow-up program.

The image above comes from the average of six, 120-seconds exposures, unfiltered, remotely collected with the PlaneWave 17″+Paramount +SBIG STL-6303E robotic unit part of the Virtual Telescope Project. The supernova was estimated at mag. 17.0 (R mags for the reference stars from UCAC-4). Spectroscopy showed it is a type-IIP supernova.

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