Supernova SN 2011FE in M101 Narrowfield Color - Aug 26. Mag 13.9 and rising! by Joseph Brimacombe on Flickr.
Details in image. Taken from New Mexico Skies. SN Mag 13.9 +/- 0.3 C. Total exposure time 110 min. FITS file available on request from email@example.com
Widefield image Aug 25: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/6079704081/
Narrowfield image Aug 25: www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/6079812340/in/photostream
New Mexico Skies www.newmexicoskies.com/
Latest Supernovae www.rochesterastronomy.org/supernova.html
A good shot where you can see M101 as a pinwheel, hence Pinwheel Galaxy, with PTF11kly highlighted (look for the little cross-hairs just below center).
This is from a 20” scope in New Mexico. Amazing.
HT Phil Plait’s Bad Astronomy Blog and the commentators thereupon who linked to it.
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