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Supernova: SN 2009el in the galaxy ESO 269-74 in the constellation of Centaurus. As of the present time the type of supernova has not been determined.
120 second exposure taken remotely with GRAS-15 in Moorook, Australia.

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A magnitude 15.3 supernova, 2009el, was discovered by Pignata et al. at the CHilean Automatic Supernova sEarch (CHASE) on the 12th May, 2009, in the irregular S type interacting galaxy ESO 269-74 in the constellation Centaurus.
The supernova is located between the two galaxies.
As yet the type is unknown.

Position (2000): RA = 13h14m20s.47, Dec = -4606'44".9

z = 0.010369

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