BOSS-Backyard Observatory Supernova Search


            Confirming images

As a group we also like to confirm possible supernova discovered by others this page links images of such objects.




 PSN in NGC7367

I turned the scope to a far northern targets(for us here in New Zealand) a couple of nights back.I have a suspect in NGC7367 but need another image.If possible any confirming images would be a great help.

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Many thanks

Stu Parker








 PSN in NGC4038



 PSN J12015272-1852183 easily seen in many 2 min exposures at around mag 15.5 (poor seeing)
Images taken at Parkdale Observatory New Zealand




 Supernova in NGC1365

I received an TOCP alert in my email of this possible SN in NGC1365 discovered by A. Klotz on behalf of the TAROT Collaboration .Only a few hours later  I managed to get an image to help to confirm this discovery.

 TOCP Designation: PSN J03333599-3607377
Observation Date: 2012 10 27.05
J2000 Position: 03 33 35.99 -36 07 37.7
Magnitude: 15.6 R
Offset (arcseconds):    2W  52N
Locale: NGC1365
Nights_between frames: 0
Prior discoveries: 2


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