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Supernova 2011A + Unknown Object Narrowfield IR - Jan 8 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Supernova 2011A + Unknown Object Narrowfield IR - Jan 8

Details in image. Taken from Coral Towers Observatory. SN Mag 17.9 CR. 10 min exposure IR. FITS file available on request.

Discovery by Chase

Note unknown object close to core: Mag 14.3 CR Location: 13 00 58.9, -14 30 55.5 7 south 14 west of core

MPChecker reveals no known objects within 15 arc/min

Addendum: Thanks to David Bishop and Greg Bock for providing ref images that show this unknown object is not a transient.

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Taken on January 9, 2011