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Photographer:

Hunter Wilson

Email:

hwilson429@aol.com

Location of Photo:

Lexington, Ohio

Date/Time of photo:

April 16, 2009

Equipment:

SBIG ST-4000XCM Imager Temp -20C Celestron 9.25 Reduced 0.63

Description:

M61 with SN2008in - 27x600sec, 45% Crop. Type IIP Supernova 2008in was discovered on 26th December by Koichi Itagaki in the spiral galaxy M61 in Virgo. Four other supernovae have been observed in M61: 1926A (12.8 mag), 1961I (mag 13), 1964F (mag 12), and 1999gn (13.4 mag).

Website:

http://orionskies.com

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