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Supernova in NGC3254 (SN2019np)

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6 hours ago, Paul73 said:


I wonder how long it will last?


Type 1a, should be there for a couple of months or so :) 

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Did anyone get a chance to see this tonight? It seems to have brightened significantly. I took a few images of it and was surprised by how much brighter it was than its companion stars in the field.

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10 minutes ago, Wardr77 said:

Did anyone get a chance to see this tonight? It seems to have brightened significantly. I took a few images of it and was surprised by how much brighter it was than its companion stars in the field.

Didn't get around to it tonight but it looked at least the estimated brightness of 13.5 a couple of nights ago and looks brighter in the latest images.

When I first imaged it on the 14th it was about the same mag' as the 2 adjacent stars but has brightened at a steady rate since then.


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Finally got around to processing these, only 3 x 120 secs RGB plus a few L so a bit noisy but at least the increase in brightness shows from previously.



Forgot to flip it the right way round




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Got a few subs of it between the clouds last night, lost a lot of blue due to clouds, still burning brightly.


Background looks green when uploaded.


Peculiar the sky looks black viewed in P'Shop, perhaps the lack of blue subs ?



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