Supernova SN2012ai Discovered February 20, 2012

Image courtesy of Doug Rich

Image courtesy of Doug Rich

Discovery overview

Discovering party: Doug Rich
Official name: SN2012ai
Category: Supernova
Subcategory: type II
Location: NGC 2755 in the constellation Lynx

Confirmation

The confirmation spectrum was obtained with the 1.82 meter Copernico Telescope located in Asiago, Italy.

 

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