Spiral Galaxy UGC 6211 & Supernova 2001ah

Spiral Galaxy UGC 6211

A 10 minute exposure with an ST-6 CCD camera thru Kopernik's 20-inch F/8.1 Ritchey Chretien Cassegrain telescope. The field of view is about 5x7 arc minutes, with North at the top.
Time: 4:00 UT, April 14th, 2001.

Supernova 2001ah:

Discovered March 27th, 2001, at Puckett Observatory by T. Puckett and M. Peoples.

Follow this Link to a NASA Web site on supernovas. It has a very nice animation and a description of what these objects are.

Spiral Galaxy UGC 06211:

Spiral Galaxy UGC 6211 is in the constellation of Ursa Major and is 28 arc minutes south of Galaxy M-108. This small and dim object, along with Supernova 2001ah, is nearly 900 million light years away. At least six other even dimmer galaxies are in the Kopernik image above.

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George Normandin, KAS

April 15th, 2001