Supernova erupts in M74

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Supernova erupts in M74

Postby Mariner » Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:15 pm

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Re: Supernova erupts in M74

Postby starfinder » Wed Jul 31, 2013 5:30 pm

Thanks for the news! It's not that often that a supernova occurs in a Messier galaxy. And the article says this is a Type II supernova, which I regard as 'real' ones since they occur due to something inherent to that star itself.


Haha... 'magic'.... i will probably only manage to image the supernova but not the host galaxy, from Singapore. I leave that to the DSO imagers.

Will try to observe it too with the scope.


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