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Supernova 2011fe, 


            José J. Chambó

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4  ·  Meade ETX-70

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 350D / Digital Rebel XT

Mounts: LXD75

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Bresser Skylux 70/700

Guiding cameras: Meade DSI

Software: PHD guiding  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  PixInsight LE  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector

Dates:Sept. 19, 2011

Frames: 38x50" ISO800

Integration: 0.5 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~6

Bias: ~99

Avg. Moon age: 21.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 60.46%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean FWHM: 4.64

Basic astrometry details job: 97107

Resolution: 1024x640

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


One of the most soon detected supernovas after start your blast, when it was discovered on 2011 August 24 shone still with 17 magnitude in one of the Pinwheel Galaxy spiral arms (M101) into Ursa Major. On September 10, reached your most brightness to 9,9 magnitude (a quarter of galaxy global brightness) being observable with small telescopes. Moreover, it has been one of "nearest" to Earth on some decades, to 21 milion light-years away.

The left image (without supernova) was taken on April 9, 2010 from other location and distinct gear.

More info into the Blog  C O M E T O G R A F I A  (in Spanish)



Supernova 2011fe, 


            José J. Chambó