Supernova 1998s in NGC 3877

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Photographer John Sanford

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Settings / Equipment C-14 with Starlight Xpress CCD camera; 170 sec exp.

Location OCA Anza observatory

Date / Time March 24, 1998 7:00 am


Additional Information The supernova was about magnitude 12.3 at the time this image was taken. Its peak brightness was 11.8. It was discovered on March 3 at the Beijing Astronomical Observatory.