Supernova SN 2024inv in the NGC 3524 galaxy: an image – 1 June 2024.

We observed again the bright type Ia supernova SN 2024inv in the lenticular galaxy NGC 3524. Here it is our picture.

Supernova SN 2024inv in the NGC 3524 galaxy: 1 June 2024.

Supernova SN 2024inv in the NGC 3524 galaxy: 1 June 2024.

The image above comes from the average of three, 300-second exposures, unfiltered and unguided, remotely taken with the C14+Paramount ME+ST8-XME robotic unit available as part of the Virtual Telescope Project facility in Manciano, Italy. The supernova is indicated by an arrow in the upper left insert.

We estimated SN 2024inv as bright as mag. 12.1 (unfiltered, R-mags for the reference stars from the Gaia DR2 star catalogue, likely at its peak. It is a young type Ia supernova discovered on 10 May 2024.

NGC 3524 is a lenticular galaxy, which distance is estimated in 95 million light years.

We will track this transient as long as possible.

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