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Observation by David Swan: SN 2021hpr

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David Swan

Observer

David Swan

Observed

2021 Apr 10 - 21:49

Uploaded

2021 Apr 11 - 12:20

Objects

NGC3147

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Constellation

Draco

Field centre

RA: 10h17m
Dec: +73°24'
Position angle: -17°09'

Field size

1°16' × 0°57'

Equipment
  • iOptron AZ Mount Pro
  • Celestron 200mm RASA
  • ZWO ASI294MM Pro
Exposure

50 x 10s

Location

Tynemouth, UK

Target name

SN 2021hpr

Title

SN 2021hpr

About this image

Time refers to midpoint of stack and is UT.

I'm really pleased with the RASA - it's a widefield instrument that I bought primarily for comet imaging, but as a bonus I do achieve good enough resolution to follow many transients.

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Jeremy Shears
Jeremy Shears, 2021 Apr 11 - 18:05 UTC

Love these v wide fields, David!

David Swan
David Swan, 2021 Apr 11 - 18:14 UTC

Thanks Jeremy. This is, in fact, a substantial crop, just to focus attention on the galaxy. Astro has been a godsend: I've found tinkering with the telescope and camera a welcome distraction in these times.

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