Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's nebulae  ·  M 81  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3031  ·  NGC 3034  ·  NGC 3077
Animated Supernova image, 


            Tim Duke
Animated Supernova image
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Animated Supernova image

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Canon 200mm f2.8 Canon 200mm L

Imaging cameras: Atik 460 EX Mono

Mounts: AstroTrac

Filters: Astronomik CLS

Dates:Jan. 23, 2014

Frames: 20x240" (1h 20')

Integration: 1h 20'

Avg. Moon age: 21.45 days

Avg. Moon phase: 57.44%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 168004

RA center: 09h56m01s.2

DEC center: +69°0932

Pixel scale: 8.014 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -111.769 degrees

Field radius: 1.101 degrees

Resolution: 620x451

Locations: Home Observatory , Cambridge, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


Animation with two images of M81/M82. The image without the Supernova SN2014J was taken on 30th December 2013 and the one with, was taken on 23rd Januray 2014. Both images were using 4 minute subs with a 200mm Canon lens and Atik 460ex CCD camera.


Sky plot

Sky plot


Animated Supernova image, 


            Tim Duke