New supernova, SN2007ae, discovered in THO!

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Markku Nissinen and Veli-Pekka Hentunen discovered 19.2.2007 a fully new supernova that got the tag name of SN2007ae. This object is located in galaxy UGC 10704 and more specified co-ordinates are R.A = 17h01m51s.95 and Decl. = +79°01’54”.6. Supernova is a type 1a and at the moment of photographing it was 17,4 magnitude object.

This is the first time when Taurus Hill Observatory and it active members founds a fully new stellar object. This founding was a result of hard work and this kind of findings really makes the day.

And of course, here is the discovery image of the supernova SN2007ae, photographed in Taurus Hill Observatory.

The supernova SN2007ae is presented with two red lines. Photo: Markku Nissinen and Veli-Pekka Hentunen, Taurus Hill Observatory

More information:
IAU: Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams