Supernova PSN J23342383+2727196 in anonymous galaxy: an image (19 Aug. 2015)

Supernova PSN J23342383+2727196 in anonymous galaxy: 19 Aug. 2015

Supernova PSN J23342383+2727196 in anonymous galaxy: 19 Aug. 2015

The supernova PSN J23342383+2727196 in anonymous galaxy was imaged as part of the Virtual Telescope’s supernova follow-up program.

The image above comes from the average of seven, 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. 19.5 (R mags for the reference stars from UCAC-4). Spectroscopy showed this transient is a type-Ia supernova.

Back to “Supernovae” page

Support The Virtual Telescope Project!

If everyone reading this right now would donate something, our fundraiser would be done in a few days. Please, donate and receive unique, LIMITED EDITION set of images of the stunning Perseids 2018 show, images of the International Space Station above Rome and more, specifically made for supporters like you!

donate now (you can adjust the amount later)

Comments

comments

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.