M101 in Ursa Major with supernova SN 2011fe (PTF 11kly), the bright 'star' at the crosshair
indicators. M101 is 27 million light years away.
Date: 23:00, Aug 30 and 31, 2011
Location: New Ringgold PA
Optics: Hyperion f/8 12.5 inch, FL 2540 mm
Mount: Paramount ME
Camera: SBIG STL11000
Exposure: Luminance only: 9x10 minutes unbinned
Processing: Image acquisition using CCD Autopilot. Initial processing was done using
Maxim DL with subsequent processing with Photoshop.
Blue Mountain Vista Observatory New Ringgold PA
M101 with sn 2011fe