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Supernova 2017eaw in Fireworks Galazy, 


Supernova 2017eaw in Fireworks Galazy

Supernova 2017eaw in Fireworks Galazy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TMB - LZOS TMB 152/1200

Imaging camera:ATIK 383L Mono CCD

Mount:Celestron CGE-Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Takahashi FS-102

Guiding camera:ZWO ASI 120 MM Mono

Filters:Baader HA 7nm 2"QHYCCD QHY LRGB filters

Resolution: 2380x1785

Dates:Oct. 27, 2017

Frames: 102x600"

Integration: 17.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 45.94% job: 1871704

RA center: 308.718 degrees

DEC center: 60.152 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.925 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 86.789 degrees

Field radius: 0.382 degrees

Locations: El Estepar, Alcoy, Alicante, Spain


The name of Fireworks Galaxy is due to the high frequency of supernovas in this galaxy. In the last century 10 supernovas are discovered, the last one in 2017/05/14 by Patrick Wiggnins. This supernova, named 2017eaw, is still visible. The star seems red in my photography. I think that is due to influence of the Ha filter, in spite of I used an star mask to apply the Ha master.

L: 48X5’ = 240’
R: 17X8’ = 136’
G: 22X8’ = 176’
B: 20X8’ = 160’
Ha: 21X15’ = 315’
Total: 1027 = 17 h 7’



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Supernova 2017eaw in Fireworks Galazy,