M95, Super Nova | Efrain Morales Rivera

Photographer
Efrain Morales Rivera
Email
jaicoa52@yahoo.com
Location of photo
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Date/Time of photo
03/20/12, 05:27ut
Equipment
LX200ACF 12 in. OTA, F6.3, CGE mount, ST2000xm, AO8, CFW9, Astronmik Lum. filter only.
Description
M95 a Barred Spiral Galaxy located in the constellation Leo (next to Mars now). It has a peculiar core of strings of clusters and currently several days ago a Super Nova has developed marked, Presently shines at magnitude 13 and is exspected to brighten more. Light reflections spikes due to Mars being close 1/2 deg. effected the image the inset is before without the SN. Same Equipment on both images and author.
Website
www.jaicoa-observatory.com