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Possible Supernova PSN J02245064+1610543 in PGC 9159 plus Asteroid 310 Margarita Narrowfield L - Sept 17 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Possible Supernova PSN J02245064+1610543 in PGC 9159 plus Asteroid 310 Margarita Narrowfield L - Sept 17

SUMMARY

SN seen north-north-west of the nucleus at Mag 19.9 L.

DISCOVERY

Catalina Real-Time Transient Survey: 2012.9.16.440; Mag 18.6

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Total exposure 75 min (5 x 15 min, luminance filter; binned 2x2, scale 0.91 asec/px)

Time: 2012.9.17.281

Astrometry: RA 02 24 50.35 Dec 16 10 52.3

Photometry: 19.9 +/- 0.2 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

Info about Asteroid 310 Margarita: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/310_Margarita

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 September 19, 2012