M74 (NGC 628) with SN2003gd

Type Location r.a. dec. Size Magnitude Distance
Galaxy Pisces 01h36.7 15°47' 10' 9.2 32 Mly

Messier 74 (also known as NGC 628) is a face-on spiral galaxy in the constellation Pisces at a distance of about 32 million light-years.
Position of supernova SN2003gd is shown in yellow. For more information about supernova discovery click here.


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Date Telescope Binning Exp Time (s) Special processing Notes
Sep 2, 2003 Centurion
L 1:1
RGB 3:1
L 3x300
R,G,B 300
LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP