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Latest News:  The first week of September 2011 - two SN discoveries:

2011 09 8.3553

M. Peoples, A. Sehgal, and T. Puckett report the discovery of an apparent supernova (mag 17.5) on an unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 19.7) taken with a 0.50-m reflector at Osoyoos, British Columbia, on Sept. 7.3588 UT in the course of the Puckett Observatory Supernova Search. The new object, which was confirmed at (mag 17.5) on Sept. 8.3553 by Sehgal with his 50cm in Osoyoos. The candidate islocated at R.A. = 01h19m24.15 Decl. = +12o26'17".1 (equinox 2000.0), which is 0".29 east and 32".2 south of the center of UGC 849. Nothing is visible at this position on images taken by Puckett on 2010 Sept. 12 (limiting mag 19.9).The object was designated PSN J01192415+1226171 on the Central Bureau's TOCP webpage. A finder image is located at http://possdata.com/PSNJ01192415+1226171.jpg

 

2011 09 7.4389

B. Moore, A. Sehgal, and T. Puckett report the discovery of an apparent supernova (mag 18.0) on an unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 19.9) taken with a 0.50-m reflector at Osoyoos, British Columbia, on Sept. 6.4795 UT in the course of the Puckett Observatory Supernova Search. The new object, which was confirmed at (mag 18.0) on Sept. 7.4389 by Sehgal in Osoyoos. The candidate islocated at R.A. = 02h02m19.02 Decl. = +19o39'39".6 (equinox 2000.0), which is 2".83 west and 8".5 north of the center of UGC 1523. Nothing is visible at this position on images taken by Puckett on 2010 Oct. 17 (limiting mag 19.8).The object was designated PSN J02021902+1939396 on the Central Bureau's TOCP webpage. A finder image is located at http://possdata.com/PSNJ02021902+1939396.jpg

 

On July 23, 2011 Supernova SN2011eg Discoverd from the Anarchist Mountain Observatory Osoyoos BC

2011 07 23.2882

J. Newton, A. Sehgal, and T. Puckett report the discovery of an apparent supernova (mag 17.5) on an unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 19.3) taken with a 0.50-m reflector at Osoyoos, British Columbia, on Jul. 23.2882 UT in the course of the Puckett Observatory Supernova Search. The candidate is located at R.A. = 18h42m54.21 Decl. = +53o02'41".5 (equinox 2000.0), which is 30".21 west and 6".2 south of the center of UGC 11343. Nothing is visible at this position on images taken by Puckett on 2011 Mar. 10 (limiting mag 19.1).The object was designated PSN J18425421+5302415 on the Central Bureau's TOCP webpage. A finder image is located at http://possdata.com/PSNJ18425421+5302415.jpg

2011eg (= PSN J18425421+5302415), CBET 2774 discovered 2011/07/23.288 by Jack Newton, Ajai Sehgal, and Tim Puckett
Found in UGC 11343 at R.A. = 18h42m54s.20, Decl. = +53°02'41".5
Located 30".21 west and 6".2 south of the center of UGC 11343 (Discovery image) (Joseph Brimacombe image color) (Felipe Peņa image) (Emili Capella image) (Francisco Centenera/NTO image) (Stan Howerton image) (William Wiethoff image) (Joseph Brimacombe image) (Rafael Benavides image) (Anthony Ayiomamitis image)
Mag 17.2, Type IIP (References: CBAT TOCP)

 

On Aug 5, 2007  Supernova SN2007GK Discovered from the Anarchist Mountain Observatory Osoyoos B.C.

A. Sehgal, J. Newton and T. Orff report the discovery of an apparent supernova (mag 18.9) (limiting mag 20.1) on a CCD image taken with a 0.50-m reflector, Osoyoos, British Columbia on Aug. 5.35 UT. in the course of the Puckett Observatory Supernova Search. The object is located at R.A. = 16h45m18s.22, Decl. =+67o55'50".0 (equinox 2000.0), which is 9".35 east and 26".5 south of MCG+11-20-027. The new object was confirmed at (mag 18.8)(limiting mag 19.5) Aug. 6.23 UT. by A. Sehgal. Nothing is visible at this location on combined images taken by T. Puckett over an 8 year period (limiting mag 21.6) nor on an image taken by Sehgal on 2005 Sep. 24 (limiting mag 19.8).

                                      

                   MCG+11-20-027  08-18-2005                                     MCG+11-20-027 08-05-2007 (discovery image)

 

Clear Sky Clock for Sehgal Observatory Osoyoos, BC Canada

The Sehgal Observatory in Osoyoos is fully operational.   The ObservatoryScope 50cm Folded Newtonian at F5 is housed under a 15ft Technical Innovations Pro-Dome.  The system is fully automated and remote controllable from anywhere I can find an internet connection. The telescope is producing excellent results. Below is the first light image of M27 taken Sep 24, 2003 with this setup. 

 

Trifid Nebula and Lagoon Nebula - Newton Observatory B&B, Osoyoos BC Canada -  20 Jun 04

 

This is a combination of eight 2 min exposures taken with a Canon Digital Rebel using a 300mm lens.

The Rebel was controlled with MaxIm DL using a driver developed by Jonathan Fay  of Bearcreek Observatory.

Copyright (c) 2004 - Ajai Sehgal and Jack Newton

Click on the image of M27 below to find out more about Sehgal Observatories' projects.

The Sehgal Observatory Woodinville is fully operational.  The 10ft Technical Innovations Pro-Dome is fully automated and remote controllable from anywhere I can find an internet connection.

Here is an example of what the setup can do.  This image of M51 was taken Jun 11 from the Sehgal Observatory Woodinville. Click on the image to go to the Astronomy Page.

Last updated on 08 Sep 2011