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Reports from Geisei Observatory <October 4, 2004>

• Photograph of the bright Supernova 2004et
    This is a photograph of the bright Supernova 2004et, which appeared in NGC 6946. Because of thin clouds the galaxy itself did not look bright in the photograph, but the supernova appeared as bright as 12.1 magnitude estimated from comparison stars in the GSC. (At 19:30 October 4).

SN 2004et
9-minute exposure from 19:30 J.S.T. October 4, 2004
60cm f/3.5 reflector on TX 400 film.

Copyright (C) 2004 Tsutomu Seki.