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BAA Journal 2017 August

A 45th supernova for Ron Arbour

Journal issue: 2017 August
Pages: 237–237

Congratulations to Ron Arbour on the discovery of his 45th supernova, SN 2017ein, in NGC 3938 on 2017 May 25 at magnitude 17.6. From a spectrum taken by Beijing Observatory it was classified as a Type 1c. NGC 3938 is a lovely face-on spiral galaxy in Ursa Major, perfect for imaging.

Image by Ron Arbour, 2017-05-25.9781 UT. 35cm f/6 SCT + SXVR-H9 CCD, 10×30 secs.