Supernova SN2012cs Discovered May 27, 2012

Image courtesy of Doug Rich

Image courtesy of Doug Rich

Discovery overview

Discovering party: Doug Rich
Official name: SN2012cs
Category: Supernova
Subcategory: type llb
Location: Galaxy IC 1129 in the constellation Ursa Minor

Confirmation

Astronomers used the F. L. Whipple 1.5 meter telescope to obtain this supernova’s spectrum.

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