SN 2005cs

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SN 2005cs
Other designations SN 2005cs
Event type Type II supernova Edit this on Wikidata
Spectral class II[1]
Date June 28, 2005 (UTC)
Constellation Canes Venatici
Right ascension 13h 29m 53.4s[1]
Declination +47° 10′ 28″[1]
Epoch J2000
Galactic coordinates ?
Remnant ?
Host Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)[1]
Progenitor ?
Progenitor type ?
Colour (B-V) ?
Peak apparent magnitude < 13.5[1][2][3]
See also
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SN 2005cs was a supernova in the Whirlpool Galaxy. It was a type II supernova, discovered in 2005 by Wolfgang Kloehr, a German amateur astronomer.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for SN 2005cs. Retrieved 2007-01-04. 
  2. ^ MacRobert, Alan M. (August 24, 2005). "Supernova in M51". Sky Tonight. Sky and Telescope. Retrieved August 7, 2006. 
  3. ^ Bishop, David. "Supernova 2005cs in M51". Retrieved August 7, 2006. 
  4. ^ Bishop, David (August 8, 2014). "Supernova 2005cs in M51". Rochester Academy of Science. Retrieved November 18, 2015.