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Possible Supernova CSS120525:172227+431634 Narrowfield R - May 31 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Possible Supernova CSS120525:172227+431634 Narrowfield R - May 31

SUMMARY

SN seen at Mag 18.5 L. Measurements include light from assumed host not seen on DSS2 image

DISCOVERY

Catalina Real-Time Transient Survey: 2012.5.25; Mag18.9

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Total exposure 60 min (4 x 15 min, luminance filter; binned 2x2, scale 0.91 asec/px)

Time: 2012.5.31.275

Astrometry: RA 17 22 26.79 Dec 43 16 34.4

Photometry: 18.5 +/- 0.1 L

These data were collected remotely using a 51-cm

RCOS and STL11K camera at New Mexico Skies, Mayhill, New

Mexico by Joseph Brimacombe, Coral Towers Observatory,

Cairns, Australia.

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

Further technical information in image

LINKS

New Mexico Skies www.newmexicoskies.com/

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/

Catalina Real-Time Transient Survey: crts.caltech.edu/

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Taken on July 12, 2012