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Possible Supernova ASASSN-14mg or Brutus 7010-2 in PGC 825549 or GALEXASC J025358 03-213854 7 Narrowfield C - Dec 25, 2014 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Possible Supernova ASASSN-14mg or Brutus 7010-2 in PGC 825549 or GALEXASC J025358 03-213854 7 Narrowfield C - Dec 25, 2014

SUMMARY

Possible supernova seen at Mag 16.65 C. Little change in a week.

DISCOVERY

All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN): 2014.12.18.11; Mag 16.6 (12/18)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Total exposure 10 min (1 x 10 min, clear filter; binned 2x2; scale 0.91 asec/px)

Time: 2014.12.25.176

Photometry: Mag 16.65 +/- 0.19 C (V for ref; USNOA2)

Astrometry: RA 02 53 58.08 Dec -21 38 53.3

These data were collected remotely from New Mexico Skies Observatory, New Mexico, USA by Joseph Brimacombe, Coral Towers Observatory, Cairns, Australia, using a 51-cm RCOS 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

Image from Dec 18, 2014 (Mag 16.60 C): www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/16052668982/

ATEL 6836 (discovery): www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=6836

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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