A 45th supernova for Ron Arbour
2017 July 21
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.