n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - 100 not out! : observers page

Volume 70, Issue 1_2
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



NGC 1566 is the name of a beautiful nearby southern galaxy in the constellation Indus. It's a late type spiral galaxy that lies face-on to us. It's here that the author discovered his 100th supernova at the Bronberg Observatory, east of Pretoria, and so became the first amateur astronomer to reach that total in the southern hemisphere.

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