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Start of light curve: SN 2018gj (type II[p?])

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Observer
David Swan
Time of observation
18/01/2018 - 21:34
Object
SN 2018gj
Observing location
Tynemouth, UK
Equipment
200mm SCT @ f/6.3
ASI178MM
Baader UV+IR cut
FireCapture, DeepSkyStacker and Astrometrica
Exposure
100 x 5s
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This SN is circumpolar for us and therefore conveniently placed. I thought I would measure its brightness weekly over the course of the next six to twelve months. The measurements will be made with an (essentially) unfiltered CMOS using a red mag zeropoint, so I'm not sure what to expect.

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