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Possible Supernova in M106
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Possible supernova (temporary designation PSNJ12185771+4718113), in spiral Galaxy (M106), in Canes Venatici - discovered May 19, 2014

  Telescope (Photo) Celestron 8" EdgeHD OTA  @  f/7 on Losmandy G-11 Mount
  Telescope (Guiding) Astro-Tech 72mm Refractor @ f/15 on Losmandy G11 Mount 
  Camera (Photo) Canon 50Dh DSLR Camera (Hutech modified) using ImagesPlus 5.0 Camera Control
  Camera (Guiding) SBIG ST-i w/PHD Guiding 
  Exposure Detail 20 images at 300 seconds each, ISO1600; RAW file conversion, full calibration (flat, dark, bias, flat-dark), and initial image processing using ImagesPlus 5.75; final image processing using Photoshop CS5
  Location Cincinnati Astronomical Society's Dark-Sky Site (Adams County, Ohio) (N38.876, W83.464)
  Date 05/23/2014