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Supernova ASASSN-15ub or Brutus 7371-15 in CGCG 314-006 or PGC 33674 Narrowfield Color - Dec 16 and 19, 2015 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Supernova ASASSN-15ub or Brutus 7371-15 in CGCG 314-006 or PGC 33674 Narrowfield Color - Dec 16 and 19, 2015

SUMMARY

This Type 1a Supernova was seen at Mag 16.95 and 16.56 C on the 16th and 19th Dec, respectively. Brightening.

DISCOVERY

All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN); 2015.12.14.550; Mag 16.6 (12/14); Type Ia (z=~0.032).

TECHNICAL INFORMATION / RESULTS

Dec 16

Total exposure 130 min (13 x 10 min, clear filter; binned 2x2; scale 0.91 asec/px)

Time: 2015.12.16.438

Photometry: Mag 16.95 +/- 0.20 C (V for ref; USNOA2)

Astrometry: RA 11 07 13.04 Dec +65 05 57.5

Dec 19

Total exposure 100 min (10 x 10 min, clear filter; binned 2x2; scale 0.91 asec/px)

Time: 2015.12.19.484

Photometry: Mag 16.56 +/- 0.19 C (V for ref; USNOA2)

Astrometry: RA 11 07 13.03 Dec +65 05 58.1

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. 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 8409 (discovery): www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=8409

ATEL 8439 (spectroscopy): www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=8419

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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