Supernova SN2023ixf visible in pinwheel galaxy (labeled)

Graduate student Imran Sultan’s photo of the recently visible supernova (SN2023ixf) in the pinwheel galaxy M101.  The image was taken overnight, May 20-21, 2023 about 70 miles outside of Chicago.  Imran used an 80mm refractor and a DSLR on a star tracker.

Credit: Imran Sultan

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