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I haven't come across this rather small and distant galaxy (NGC3294), so I thought I would give it a go !
At a distance of about 98 million light years, NGC3294 is located in the constellation Leo Minor. From Earth it occupies c2 x 1 arc minutes of sky, so its apparent size is quite small. It's a spiral galaxy with a slight bar at its center..
The LRGB image below represent 16 hours integration time and was taken with my Esprit 150.
Assuming we get some clear early morning sky (after the Devils Orb has left the building) then there are two faint SN that are well placed for observing:
- SN2019aik in NGC3304 (mag 16.5) Type 1A
- SNAT2019arb in UGC7367 (mag 16.6) Type 1A
They are faint but if you don't look then you never know... if you find the galaxy then you should find the SN. They are both Type 1A so they should get brighter and last for a couple of months.
Its is tight in so that may make it more difficult but it seems to stand out well against the core in the above recent image.
The more the merrier!