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Contains:  M 77, NGC 1068
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Supernova SN 2018ivc in Messier 77, 





    
        

            Terry Robison
Supernova SN 2018ivc in Messier 77

Supernova SN 2018ivc in Messier 77

Technical card

Resolution: 1236x975

Dates:Dec. 5, 2018

Frames: 2x900"

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 27.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.44%

Astrometry.net job: 2397890

RA center: 40.670 degrees

DEC center: -0.013 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.803 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 145.527 degrees

Field radius: 0.176 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

This a short movie showing of M77 before and after SN 2018inc. Look at the six o'clock position near the core of the galaxy for the appearance of what looks like an extra star. This is a supernova.

The animation loops five times. Before and after the supernova. Blinking between the images helps spotting differences between frames.

Each frame is a single 900 sec lum image, with the addition of some colour data to make it look more interesting.

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Terry Robison
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Supernova SN 2018ivc in Messier 77, 





    
        

            Terry Robison