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Supernova 2011fe | by José J. Chambó
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Supernova 2011fe

One of the most soon detected supernovas after start your blast, when it was discovered on 2011 August 24 shone still with 17 magnitude in one of the Pinwheel Galaxy spiral arms (M101) into Ursa Major. On September 10, reached your most brightness to 9,9 magnitude (a quarter of galaxy global brightness) being observable with small telescopes. Moreover, it has been one of "nearest" to Earth on some decades, to 21 milion light-years away.


More info into the Blog  C O M E T O G R A F I A  (in Spanish)

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Taken on September 19, 2011