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One more Supernova

On April 09th, 2017 a supernovae (SN 2017dfc) has bin discovered in galaxy M63 (NGC 5055) within constellation Canes Venatici. Brightness has been measured at mag 18, which is for a supernovae @ M63 distance not very bright. Analysis turned out, that this SN is Type Ia and has different redshift compare to M63 (z=0.00614). For the SN z=0.06 which is roughly 40 times higher and therefore this SN is definitely located in a more distant galaxy BEHIND M63.

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Image taken April 30th, 2017 01:00 UT at the 1.2m Telescope (T1T) Michael Adrian Observatory / Astronomie StiftungTrebur, Luminance: 10x120s with STL 11000M

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