Amateur Astrophotographie Landos France

M95 with Supernova

Optics/mount : 12″ACF 2.7m AP-Reduzer Alt-5
Camera/filters: Atik 11002 Astrodon LRGB
Exposure: 17×600 Lum, 7×600 RGB all 1bin
30 March 2012

Messier 95 (also known as M95 or NGC 3351) is a barred spiral galaxy about 38 million light-years away in the constellation Leo. It was discovered by Pierre M├ęchain in 1781, and catalogued by Charles Messier four days later. On March 16th, 2012, a supernova was discovered in M95.

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