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Supernova ASASSN-14mw or Brutus 7021-1 in PGC 6240 Narrowfield C - Jan 6, 2015 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Supernova ASASSN-14mw or Brutus 7021-1 in PGC 6240 Narrowfield C - Jan 6, 2015

SUMMARY

Supernova - Type 1a - seen at Mag 15.86 C.

DISCOVERY

All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN): 2014.12.29.080; Mag 16.7 (12/30); Type 1a

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Total exposure 100 min (10 x 10 min, clear filter; unbinned; scale 0.67 asec/px)

Time: 2015.1.6.493

Photometry: Mag 15.86 +/- 0.08 C (V for ref; USNOA2)

Astrometry: RA 01 41 25.13 Dec -65 37 01.1

These data were collected remotely from Warrumbungle Observatory, Siding Spring, New South Wales, Australia by Joseph Brimacombe, Coral Towers Observatory, Cairns, Australia, using a 41-cm RCOS telescope, U9000 camera and PME mount.

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

Further technical information in image

NOTES

1. 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

2. Bright moonlight.

LINKS

Image from Jan 9, 2015 (Mag 15.98 C): www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/16243366355/

ATEL 6858 (discovery): www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=6858

ATEL 6882 (spectroscopy): www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=6882

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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