Location of Photo:
Date/Time of photo:
5/10; 5/31 2:09AM EST; 5/31 11:34PM EST
C11 at 6.3f on G11 SBIG st2000XM bin 1x1 Astrodon gen1 Luminance extracted crops from single 15 minute subs
Zoom in on the area in M51 where the supernova appeared. The first is a reference photo from 5/10/2011. The other 2 photos are from early morning and later evening on the day of the explosion (5/31/2011).