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Supernova in M106

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Supernova in M106

Details of the recent Supernova discovery in M106 (PSN J12185771+4718113) can now be found on the BAAVSS web pages.

http://www.britastro.org/vss/

Gary

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Image from tonight

Gary,

Here's an image from tonight. I assume the SN is the brightish thing around 3 arcsec SE of the core but it is difficult to separate it from the core and I don't have any comparison pics to check.

Nick.

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SN 2014bc

This is confirmed as a SN, designation is SN 2014bc.