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Probable Supernova ASASSN-15db or Brutus 7069-9 in NGC 5996 Narrowfield C - Feb 16, 2015 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Probable Supernova ASASSN-15db or Brutus 7069-9 in NGC 5996 Narrowfield C - Feb 16, 2015

SUMMARY

Probable Supernova seen west of the nucleus at Mag 14.94 C.

DISCOVERY

All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN): 2015.2.15.580; Mag 15.2 (2/15)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Total exposure 10 min (1 x 10 min, clear filter; binned 2x2; scale 0.91 asec/px)

Time: 2015.2.16.517

Photometry: Mag 14.94 +/- 0.33 C (V for ref; USNOA2)

Astrometry: RA 15 46 58.70 Dec +17 53 02.8

These data were collected remotely from New Mexico Skies Observatory, New Mexico, USA by Joseph Brimacombe, Coral Towers Observatory, Cairns, Australia, using a 51-cm RCOS telescope, STXL-6303 camera and PME II mount.

FITS file available on request from jbrimaco@bigpond.net.au

Further technical information in image

NOTES

Am currently only able to process and post approximately one tenth of the data I collect about supernovae. If anyone has a special interest in a particular supernova please contact me and I can either pass on the FITS files, or process and post, if these data are available

LINKS

ATEL 7078 (discovery): www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=7078

David Bishop's Latest Supernovae Website www.rochesterastronomy.org/supernova.html

Image of my dome at New Mexico Skies: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/4178147950/

Images of Coral Towers Observatory:

www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/4146338187/

www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/5193027166/

www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/10435690624/

New Mexico Skies: www.newmexicoskies.com/

All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN): www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~assassin/index.shtml

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