Massive Old Star Reveals Secrets On Deathbed

Image from the Isaac Newton Telescope with the Wide Field Camera taken on 25th August 2003 by Jonathan Irwin (IoA). It shows the position of the fading supernova which by then was some six months old.

Credit:

Isaac Newton Telescope, Jonathan Irwin

About the Image

Id:gemini0401d
Type:Observation
Release date:Jan. 26, 2004, 8 p.m.
Related releases:gemini0401
Size:408 x 408 px

About the Object

Name:SN 2003gd
Constellation:Pisces
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 36 42.62
Position (Dec):15° 44' 18.42"
Field of view:1.38 x 1.38 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 142.2° left of vertical


Colors & filters

BandWave-lengthTele-scope
Optical
g
475 nmIsaac Newton Telescope
WFC
Optical
r
630 nmIsaac Newton Telescope
WFC
Optical
i
780 nmIsaac Newton Telescope
WFC