Supernova SN2014J in the nearby galaxy Messier 82
The following photographs were taken recently by members of the society of the newly discovered Type 1A supernova in the nearby galaxy Messier 82. Each person used their own equipment at their own location.
The galaxy is relatively bright and not too hard to find, lying very close to the even brighter galaxy Messier 81.
Feb 4th. The supernova has brightend and is now at magnitude 10.5 where even a 4-
On Monday 10th February it was seen in a 5-
Feb 26th. It has faded significantly. It was seen in a 5-
Our observatory at Kenley was last opened on Saturday 1st March and everyone there was able to see this supernova.
More information here.