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The Quiet Explosion

The spiral galaxy NGC 2770 and its two supernovae as observed at the Asiago Observatory. The image was obtained on 12 January 2008 and shows the then fading SN 2007uy and the newly discovered SN 2008D.

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About the Image

Id:eso0823a
Type:Observation
Release date:24 July 2008
Related releases:eso0823
Size:1195 x 1725 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 2770, SN 2007d, SN 2007uy
Type:• Local Universe : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Supernova
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Spiral
• X - Galaxies
• X - Stars
Distance:90 million light years
Constellation:Lynx

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Coordinates

Position (RA):9 9 33.61
Position (Dec):33° 7' 24.11"
Field of view:2.50 x 3.62 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 2.4° right of vertical
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