M51 Supernova Animation

Camera: Mixed

Mount: Losmandy G-11/Gemini

Scope: Mixed

Colors: L:R:G:B

Exposure Time: Mixed

Post-Production: MaxIm DL, CCDStack, PixInsight, and Photoshop CS3

This is an quick animation, made from two different images of M51 that were taken at different times. One was taken prior to the recent supernova, and the other was taken on June 5-6 of 2011, while the supernova was occurring. What an explosion this must be!

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