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Supernova 2012fr in NGC1365 (Spiral Galaxy)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Supernova 2012fr in Spiral Galaxy NGC1365, in Fornax

Type 1a supernova, discovered by TAROT La Silla telescope (Chile) on 27 October 2012

  Telescope (Photo) Celestron 11" EdgeHD SCT OTA  with Celestron f/7 focal reducer on  Losmandy G-11 Mount
  Telescope (Guiding) Orion EON 80mm ED Refractor @ f/6.25 on Losmandy G11 Mount
  Camera (Photo) Canon 60Da DSLR Camera using ImagesPlus 5.0 Camera Control
  Camera (Guiding) SBIG ST-i w/PHD Guiding
  Exposure Detail 2012 image:  Excluded-average combination of 21 images at 300 seconds each, ISO3200; RAW file conversion, full calibration (flat, dark, bias, flat-dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 5.0; final image processing using Photoshop CS5
2007 image :  Median combination of 19 images at 300 seconds each, ISO1600; RAW file conversion, full calibration (bias, flat, dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 2.82; final image processing using Photoshop CS3 (Meade LX200GPS 12 SCT @ f/6.3)
  Location Private Property at Chiefland Astronomy Village, Florida (N29.406, W82.860)
  Date 11/10/12