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Contains:  M 82, Bode's nebulae, NGC 3034
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Supernova M82 2014J, 





    
        

            Wanni
Supernova M82 2014J

Supernova M82 2014J

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Meade Lightswitch LS 6"

Imaging camera:Meade DSI Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:Meade Lightswitch LS 6"

Focal reducer:Meade f/6.3

Software:Meade AutoStar Suite / Envisage

Accessory:Meade #1209 Zero Image Shift Microfocuser

Resolution: 780x586

Dates:Feb. 16, 2014

Frames:Meade LPR: 10x1"

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 16.12 days

Avg. Moon phase: 97.92%

Astrometry.net job: 221806

RA center: 9h 55' 5"

DEC center: +69° 39' 43"

Pixel scale: 1.921 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -176.553 degrees

Field radius: 0.260

Locations: Home Observatory, Syke, Niedersachsen, Germany

Description

The Supernova in M82 (SN 2014J) is the bright Spot located at the lower left of the Galaxy.

It was discovered by a group of college students during a 10 min. telescope lesson at the
University College London on Jan. 21. 2014.

It is 11.5 million light years away from us and the closest type-Ia Supernova detected so far !

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Supernova M82 2014J, 





    
        

            Wanni