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PostSubject: Witness the latest supernova   Sun Aug 28, 2011 11:24 am

A supernova has been spotted in the ursa major constellation (big dipper) M102 the pinwheel galaxy, just above the two stars that make the handle, its getting brighter and brighter, everyone with clear skies, go and see, take binoculars or a telescope and witness this rare site!!!

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PostSubject: Re: Witness the latest supernova   Sun Aug 28, 2011 11:47 am

Here it is to find it easier M101 the pinwheel galaxy

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PostSubject: Re: Witness the latest supernova   Sun Aug 28, 2011 12:27 pm

Will get the telescope out for a look in a bit Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Witness the latest supernova   Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:19 pm

Just had a look through the telescope outside and im pretty sure i've managed to see it.
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PostSubject: Re: Witness the latest supernova   Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:20 pm

Lol Andys asleep Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Witness the latest supernova   Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:21 pm

AstroJunkie wrote:
Lol Andys asleep Laughing

wake him up! its an amazing sight Surprised cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Witness the latest supernova   Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:21 pm

Proton wrote:
AstroJunkie wrote:
Lol Andys asleep Laughing

wake him up! its an amazing sight Surprised cheers

I tried Crying or Very sad Laughing i'll go have a look though Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Witness the latest supernova   Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:22 pm

AstroJunkie wrote:
Proton wrote:
AstroJunkie wrote:
Lol Andys asleep Laughing

wake him up! its an amazing sight Surprised cheers

I tried Crying or Very sad Laughing i'll go have a look though Smile

Ahh well
Good luck, let me know if you see anything. I'm on twitter if you need any help finding it though it's easy so you'll be fine! Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Witness the latest supernova   Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:14 am

Clear skies here tonight i'll have a look later thanks mate Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Witness the latest supernova   Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:15 am

Same is it brighter tonight?
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PostSubject: Re: Witness the latest supernova   Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:17 am

It's been gradually getting brighter and brighter, when it comes into my view properly again tonight i shall have a look!
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PostSubject: Re: Witness the latest supernova   Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:53 am

What are the best ways to see it? Will it get bright enough to see even a little with naked eyes or low power telescope?

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