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Contains:  M 96, NGC 3368, M 95, NGC 3351
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SN 2012aw: Supernova en M95, 


            José J. Chambó
SN 2012aw: Supernova en M95

SN 2012aw: Supernova en M95

Technical card

Resolution: 1280x852

Dates:March 22, 2012

Frames: 6x210" ISO400

Integration: 0.3 hours

Darks: ~18

Flats: ~10

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 29.43 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Mean SQM: 19.00

Mean FWHM: 4.47

Temperature: 11.00 job: 126955

RA center: 10h 45' 6"

DEC center: +11° 46' 48"

Pixel scale: 4.903 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 178.431 degrees

Field radius: 1.047

Locations: Vallés - Valencia (Spain), Vallés, Valencia, Spain


The night of 16 to 17 March 2012, the Italians Alessandro Dimai and Paolo Fagotti and the slovenian Jure Skvarc discovered independently the supernova SN 2012aw in galaxy M95 with a initial brightness of 15 magnitude. Your subsequent evolution confirms that the object is a young supernova Type II-P because on just three days reached your maximum brightness at 13 mag. and afterwards remained drawing a plateau in your light curve.

More info on the Blog  (in Spanish)



José J. Chambó
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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SN 2012aw: Supernova en M95, 


            José J. Chambó