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Irish Astronomer Dave Grennan nets his 3rd supernova

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10 years 2 months ago #100601 by Seanie_Morris
Congratulations to Dave Grennan from Dublin has discovered hid 3rd supernova in nearly 4 years:

www.rte.ie/news/2014/0427/612098-astronomy-supernova-dublin/

Dave Grennan discovered the new 'type 1/c' supernova nearly two weeks ago.
Its existence was confirmed by a team of professional astronomers in China and announced by the International Astronomical Union yesterday.
It has been named "Supernova 2014as".


Well done Dave! B)


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10 years 2 months ago #100603 by michael_murphy
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I listened in this morning.

Well done Dave.
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10 years 2 months ago #100605 by martinus
Remarkable. :)

Well done, Dave.
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10 years 2 months ago #100606 by Paul Evans
Well done indeed Dave, excellent work!
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10 years 2 months ago #100608 by wbean
This man cannot be stopped! Amazing!

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10 years 2 months ago #100610 by DaveGrennan
Thanks so much everyone. The kind words mean a lot. Bit frantic right now so I'll do a fuller report later. Meanwhile here's the discovery image.



Dave.

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