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SN 2017eaw in NGC 6946


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About this observation
Martin Fowler
Time of observation
18/05/2017 - 08:39
SN 2017eaw
Observing location
Whipple Observatory, Arizona
MIcroObservatory robotic telescope Ben
6 inch [152mm] Maksutov reflector
120s LRGB synthesis

After 4 days of technical issues, Supernova 2017eaw in NGC 6946 was successfully observed by the MicroObservatory robotic telescope 'Ben' located at the Whipple Observatory, Amado, Az. Nightly follow-on observations are planned.

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