Supernova 1998bu in M96

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Photographer John Sanford

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Settings / Equipment C-14 with Pegasus CCD camera, f/6.3 focal reducer; 70 sec exp.

Location OCA Anza observatory; 17 May 1998, 0830 UT

Date / Time May 17, 1998 8:30 am


Additional Information Discovered by Mirko Villi. The supernova, the brightest star in the image, was at its peak brightness (mag. 11.8) at the time this image was taken.