Supernova 2017eaw in the Fireworks Galaxy

Photographer
Cosmo Geezer
Email
srbacon55@yahoo.com
Location of photo
My backyard in Killen, Al
Date/Time of photo
7/2/16, 7/29/17, 12/10/17
Equipment
Meade 8" LC90 and Canon T5
Description
I had shot C12 in 2016 and didn't think much about it. Got a focal reducer and shot it again in July 2017. Read about the supernova that was found in it and compared the two photos. Sure enough, there it was! I monitored it until December when it went behind a treeline. The brightness of it was definitely diminishing throughout the year as can be seen in these photos.
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