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Possible Supernova ASASSN-14ms or Brutus 7018-17 near a faint Anonymous Galaxy Narrowfield C - Dec 29, 2014 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Possible Supernova ASASSN-14ms or Brutus 7018-17 near a faint Anonymous Galaxy Narrowfield C - Dec 29, 2014

SUMMARY

Possible Supernova seen at Mag 16.55 C.

DISCOVERY

All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN): 2014.12.26.610; Mag 16.3 (12/29)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

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

Time: 2014.12.29.456

Photometry: Mag 16.55 +/- 0.10 C (V for ref; USNOA2)

Astrometry: RA 13 04 08.63 Dec +52 18 45.4

These data were collected remotely from New Mexico Skies Observatory, New Mexico, USA by Joseph Brimacombe, Coral Towers Observatory, Cairns, Australia, using a 43-cm CDK telescope, STXL-6303 camera and PME II mount.

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

Further technical information in image

NOTE

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

ATEL 6853 (discovery): www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=6853

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/

New Mexico Skies: www.newmexicoskies.com/

All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN): www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~assassin/index.shtml

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