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Observation by Peter Meadows: Bright Supernova 2017eaw in NGC 6946

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Peter Meadows

Observer

Peter Meadows

Observed

2017 May 14 - 10:07

Uploaded

2017 May 14 - 17:30

Objects

The Fireworks Galaxy (NGC6946)

Equipment
  • iTelescope T24
Exposure

3 x 120s

Location

Auberry, California, USA

Target name

Supernova 2017eaw

Title

Bright Supernova 2017eaw in NGC 6946

About this image

Supernova 2017eaw is a newly discovered relatively bright supernovae in NGC 6946 / Caldwell 12 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_6946) located in Cepheus & Cygnus.  Measurement of iTelescope imagery using Astrometrica gives a magnitude of V=13.1 and position RA 20 34 44.24, Dec +60 11 36.1 (J2000).

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