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 PSN J05415876+6921409

Supernova near the NGC1961  Galaxy 

 

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image PSN J05415876+6921409, CBAT TOCP discovered 2013/04/28.468 by Koichi Itagaki
Found in NGC 1961 at R.A. = 05h41m58s.76, Decl. = +6921'40".9
Located 31" west and 62" south of the center of NGC 1961 (Discovery image) (T. Noguchi image) (L. Elenin and I. Molotov image)
Mag 17.0:4/28, Type unknown (References: SN 2001is 1998eb)

A listing of Supernovae brighter than 17 Mag. can be found at this site
http://www.rochesterastronomy.org/snimages/

     I will be  monitoring and calculate its magnitude (dimness) over time.

Please note that  the smaller the magnitude number the brighter the object is.

     I will keep this graph updated by getting at least one image a night (weather permitting) till it is no longer visible.
 

     If you  are interested in how to convert ADU ( Analog Digital Units) values to  a Magnitude value, check out this link http://www.warren-wilson.edu/~physics/Contemp-Astronomy/starmag/starmag.html. You  will need the ADU and Magnitude numbers for a reference star  in the same field as the primary object as well as the ADU value of the object in question.  I use Nebulosity to get the ADU figures.

(This Page was last changed 06/17/2014)

 

 

These measurements were taken in the visible light without any color filters using an Orion SSP V2 on a SN8 at 5 minute exposure dark subtracted and flat applied.

 

These images will be updated as I get more data.

 

 

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