a face-on spiral galaxy in the Coma-Virgo galaxy cluster;
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Supernova 2006X is a Type Ia discovered on February 4th, 2005. It was independently discovered by Shoji Suzuki (Japan) and M. Migliardi (Italy). Its maximum magnitude was about 15.1 and it measures 16.7 in the Kopernik image.
Space Images Index
George Normandin, KAS
May 11th, 2006