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Supernova SN 2012Z in NGC 1309 Narrowfield IR - Feb 12 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Supernova SN 2012Z in NGC 1309 Narrowfield IR - Feb 12

Technical information:

Total exposure 40 min (4 x 10 min, infrared filter > 700 nm; binned 2x2, scale 1.01 asec/px)

Time: 2012.2.12.532

Astrometry: RA 03 22 05.37 Dec -15 23 15.2

Photometry: 13.6 +/- 0.2 IR > 700 nm (Jmag as ref)

These data were collected by Joseph Brimacombe using a 41-cm

RCOS and STL6K camera at Coral Towers Observatory, Cairns, Australia.

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

Further technical information in image

Links:

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

Images of Coral Towers Observatory:

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

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

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

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Taken on February 18, 2012