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Probable Supernova ASASSN-15uu or Brutus 7386-8 in MCG +3-5-13 or VV 790a or PGC 6366 Narrowfield C - Dec 31, 2015 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Probable Supernova ASASSN-15uu or Brutus 7386-8 in MCG +3-5-13 or VV 790a or PGC 6366 Narrowfield C - Dec 31, 2015

SUMMARY

This probable supernova was seen but too close to the host core for photometric analysis without subtraction.

DISCOVERY

All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN); 2015.12.29.340; Mag 16.7 (12/29)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION / RESULTS

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

Time: 2015.12.31.133

Photometry: Not done

Astrometry: RA 01 43 56.64 Dec +17 03 45.1

These data were collected remotely from New Mexico Skies Observatory, Mayhill, New Mexico, USA by Joseph Brimacombe, Coral Towers Observatory, Cairns, Far North Queensland, 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. Will provide raw or reduced data upon request.

LINKS

ATEL 8480 (discovery): www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=8480

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/

Image of Savannah Skies Observatory: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/14945498139/

New Mexico Skies: www.newmexicoskies.com/

Warrumbungle Observatory: www.tenbyobservatory.com/

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

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

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