SN 2005cs

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SN 2005cs
Observation data (Epoch J2000)
Supernova type II[1]
Remnant type ?
Host galaxy Whirlpool Galaxy (M51)[1]
Constellation Canes Venatici
Right ascension 13h 29m 53.4s[1]
Declination +47° 10′ 28″[1]
Galactic coordinates ?
Discovery date June 28, 2005 (UTC)
Peak magnitude (V) < 13.5[1][2][3]
Physical characteristics
Progenitor ?
Progenitor type ?
Colour (B-V) ?

SN 2005cs was a supernova in the Whirlpool Galaxy. It was a type II supernova, discovered by a German amateur astronomer.


  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.