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Possible Supernova PSN J02484234+1418454 in UGC 2282 or PGC 10635 Narrowfield C - July 30 and 31, 2015 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Possible Supernova PSN J02484234+1418454 in UGC 2282 or PGC 10635 Narrowfield C - July 30 and 31, 2015

SUMMARY

This probable supernova was seen at Mag 17.83 C and 17.73 C on the 30th and 31st July, respectively. Brightening. Interestingly, there was a supernova in this galaxy only 18 months ago (well spotted, David).

DISCOVERY

Simone Leonini, M Conti, P Rosi, LM Tinjaca Ramirez, G Guerrini: 2015.7.29.124; Mag 16.9 (7/29)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION / RESULTS

July 30

Total exposure 40 min (4 x 10 min, clear filter; unbinned; scale 0.62 asec/px)

Time: 2015.7.30.808

Photometry: Mag 17.83 +/- 0.22 C (V for ref; USNOA2)

Astrometry: RA 02 48 42.31 Dec +14 18 44.9

July 31

Time: 2015.7.31.815

Photometry: Mag 17.73 +/- 0.22 C (V for ref; USNOA2)

Astrometry: RA 02 48 42.31 Dec +14 18 44.8

These data were collected remotely from Savannah Skies Observatory, Chillagoe, Far North Queensland, Australia by Joseph Brimacombe, Coral Towers Observatory, Cairns, Australia, using a 33-cm RCOS telescope, STL-6303 camera and PME I 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

Image of supernova in this galaxy from Feb 2014: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/12555041274/

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/

Image of Savannah Skies Observatory: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/14945498139/

New Mexico Skies: www.newmexicoskies.com/

Warrumbungle Observatory: www.tenbyobservatory.com/

Italian supernova Search Project (ISSP): italiansupernovae.org/

Info about supernovae: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supernova

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