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Probable Supernova PSN J21534826+1003249 or CSS150820:215348+100325 in MCG +2-55-26 or PGC 67595 Narrowfield C - Aug 21, 2015 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Probable Supernova PSN J21534826+1003249 or CSS150820:215348+100325 in MCG +2-55-26 or PGC 67595 Narrowfield C - Aug 21, 2015

SUMMARY

This probable supernova was seen at Mag 16.44 C.

DISCOVERY

Catalina Real-Time Transient Survey: 2015.8.20.240; Mag 16.28 (8/20)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION / RESULTS

Total exposure 180 min (18 x 10 min, clear filter; unbinned; scale 0.62 asec/px)

Time: 2015.8.21.670

Photometry: Mag 16.44 +/- 0.22 C (V for ref; USNOA2)

Astrometry: RA 21 53 48.38 Dec +10 03 25.4

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 CDK 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

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/

Catalina Real-Time Transient Survey: crts.caltech.edu/

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

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