Posts Categorized: Supernovae

SN 2010O and SN 2010P in Arp299 (NGC 3690).

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Arp299 (NGC3690) is combine of two merging galaxy. Due this, there are lot of areas where dust is condensed and where supernovae occurs. At the moment of this photograph there are two supernovae in the Arp299, SN 2010O and SN 2010P. The SN 2010P was discovered by researchers Seppo Mattila and Erkki Kankare by using the […]

Supernova SN 2009iy discovered at Taurus Hill Observatory.

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Veli-Pekka Hentunen and Markku Nissinen started the new observing season by discovering the supernova SN 2009iy. This discovery was made 15th of August from the galaxy UGC 8520. At the time of the discovery the supernova SN 2009iy was only 17.9R magnitudes bright. The confirmation pictures were taken by Arto Oksanen (Hankasalmi Observatory, Finland) 19th of […]

Superova SN 2009bw is very dim.

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Superova SN 2009bw is very dim, about 17.5CR magnitudes. This photograph was taken by Markku Nissinen and Veli-Pekka Hentunen 19.8.2009. You can compare the brightness change in the second picture.

SN 2009gt confirmation picture taken.

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Markku Nissinen and Veli-Pekka Hentunen took confirmation picture from the supernova SN 2009gt 26.06.2009 by using the RAS Observatory (Mayhill New Mexico) remote telescope . This observation was published in the CBET 1862.

GRB090530 after glow photographed.

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The GRB090530 is faintly visible in the picture below. This picture was taken with GRAS002 telescope, New Mexicossa. The brightness of the GRB is about 19.2CR and this observation has been published in GCN circular nr. 9442. Observers: Markku Nissinen and Veli-Pekka Hentunen.