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Images of Supernova 2016bau in galaxy NGC3631 taken from St. John's, Newfoundland.
Photographed by Dave Newbury - April 11, 2016

 
 

"Supernova 2016bau in galaxy NGC3631", in the constellation Ursa Major, discovered in galaxy NGC3631 on March 13, 2016 and is expected to be visible for several weeks. It is located in the Big Dipper/Ursa Major constellation. This is one of the brightest SN's discovered so far this year (magnitude 15.8). It is believed to be a Type Ib (stripped core-collapse supernovae - star had no Hydrogen layer). 

Images taken April 11, 2016 from Mount Pearl, Newfoundland. Equipment - C11 on EQ8, Canon 6D (modified) and LPS-P2 filter. Autoguided using Stellarvue 90 APO, QHY5LII-mono and PHD2. Images captured with assistance of BackYardEOS, stacked and processed in PixInsight. Stack of 9, 240-second subs @ 3200iso (36 minutes total integration time).
 

Below it is a close-up showing location of supernova.

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Image of "Supernova 2016bau in galaxy NGC3631", in the constellation Ursa Major. 

Close-up showing location of supernova.

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