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Thread: Potential SN in NGC6946

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    Potential SN in NGC6946

    I assume most DSF members are aware of this but there appears to be a new SN in NGC 6946. It appears to be type IIp about a week before maximum. Currently it is at mag 12.5 ish. Further information and a cahrt at http://www.skyandtelescope.com/astro...laxy-ngc-6946/

    Owen

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    We had to wait quite a long time to see a bright supernova again!
    I observed 2017eaw last night with my 16" and estimated it as 12.8 mag.
    Vic

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