Category Archives: LAS Supernova Searches

Supernova SN 2014J in M82

Society members, including our own LAS Supernova Search team, have been imaging the recent supernova (now designated SN 2014J) in M82 / NGC 3034 (also known as the Cigar Galaxy). At a distance of approximately 11½ Light Years (roughly 68,000,000,000,000 miles!), it is the closest supernova to us since 1993 (SN 1993J). Although it now […] Continue Reading »

Liverpool Astronomical Society Supernova Searches

We have a team led by Dave Thomson actively searching for supernova, below is an image of a supernova we independently discovered 29/05/2009 and the telescope used for these searches. Continue Reading »