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Steven Bellavia
Mattituck, NY
01:00 am

Equipment Details:

TS-Optics 115mm apo refractor
ZWO ASI 533MC-Pro camera
SkyWatcher EQ6R-Pro equatorial mount

Post-processing Details:

20 x 240-second images, aligned and integrated in PixInsight

Image Details:

Supernova SN 2024gy, in galaxy NGC 4216 at 55 million light years distance, was discovered by amateur astronomer Koichi Itagaki of Japan on January 4th at magnitude 16.3
At the time of this photo, on February 8, 2024, it was approximately magnitude 13.