Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 3057 and Supernova 1997cx

Supernova 1997cx

CCD Image of Supernova 1997cx in Galaxy NGC 3057 taken on 7/26/97 at 4:50 UT. It is a 12 Minute exposure using an SBIG ST-6 CCD camera thru Kopernik's 20 inch telescope (working at F/4.9). North at top; the field of view is about 9x12.5 arc minutes.

Click here to see this image with a map overlay showing the magnitude (one decimal place, not shown, i.e. 150 = 15.0) of the brighter stars, and the coordinate lines. The red box in this image is the calculated field of view of our ST-6 CCD camera. This version was produced using TheSky version 4, software.

The following is the data on SN 1997cx:

Discovered: July 12th, 1997

This is the data on Barred Spiral NGC 3057 itself:

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George Normandin, KAS

July 26th, 1997, revised 3/11/98