Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Ursa Major (UMa)  ·  Contains:  Bode's nebulae  ·  M 82  ·  NGC 3034
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Supernova 2014J in M 82, 


            José J. Chambó
Supernova 2014J in M 82
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO Newton 8" f/4

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  ·  Cartes du Ciel  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Coma Corrector

Dates:Feb. 2, 2014

Frames: 24x150" (1h)

Integration: 1h

Avg. Moon age: 2.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.62%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 194222

RA center: 9h 55' 54"

DEC center: +69° 40' 55"

Pixel scale: 2.620 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -7.872 degrees

Field radius: 0.525 degrees

Resolution: 620x413

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


Supernova SN 2014J in the galaxy M 82 (Ursa Major) discovered on January 21, 2014 by Steve Fossey from University of London Observatory during a session with his students. This Type Ia supernova reached a maximum of 10,5 magnitude on February 2nd, just when I took this image, is the most bright and near supernova since 1987.

Posted in my Blog Cometografia.es


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Supernova 2014J in M 82, 


            José J. Chambó