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Supernova SN 2009ip in NGC 7259 Narrowfield IR - Sept 23 | by Joseph Brimacombe
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Supernova SN 2009ip in NGC 7259 Narrowfield IR - Sept 23

SUMMARY

SN seen at Mag 18.2 IR. A luminous blue variable that has converted to a Type IIn Supernova

DISCOVERY

CHASE: 2009.8.26.11; Mag 16.8; LBV to Type IIn

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Total exposure 150 min (10 x 15 min, infrared filter > 700 nm; binned 2x2, scale 1.01 asec/px)

Time: 2012.9.23.602

Astrometry: RA 22 23 08.28 Dec -28 56 51.7

Photometry: 18.2 +/- 0.3 IR > 700 nm (R as ref)

These data were collected by Joseph Brimacombe using a 41-cm

RCOS and STL6K camera at Coral Towers Observatory, Cairns, Australia.

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

Further technical information in image

LINKS

Image from Sept 24 and 24 for comparison: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/8021740884/

Animation from Sept 23 and 24 (Mag 18.2 to 16.6 IR):

www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/8021453869/

Image from Sept 24 (Mag 16.6 IR): www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/8021123354/

Info about this transition event: www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=4412

David Bishop's Latest Supernovae Website www.rochesterastronomy.org/supernova.html

Images of Coral Towers Observatory:

www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/4146338187/

www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/5193027166/

CHASE: www.das.uchile.cl/proyectoCHASE/

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

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Taken on September 24, 2012