A Possible Supernova in NGC 7331

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A Possible Supernova in NGC 7331
Posted by DaveMitsky on Monday, January 06, 2014 11:14 PM

Another supernova, at least a possible one, was recently discovered in the spiral galaxy NGC 7331 in Pegasus.  The supernova was detected by the Lick Observatory, which is in danger of being mothballed.

http://www.rochesterastronomy.com/snimages/

http://astro.berkeley.edu/~zwk/findingchart/PSN_J22370560+34243193.jpg

NGC 7331 was the host galaxy of the supernova SN 2013bu in April of last year.

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Posted by DaveMitsky on Monday, January 13, 2014 11:04 AM

The supernova has been confirmed as a Type Ib and has been designated SN 2014C.

A recent image is posted at http://www.flickr.com/photos/snimages/11914611643/

Dave Mitsky

Sic itur ad astra!

Chance favors the prepared mind.

A man is a small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.

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