NGC 1365 | Supernova SN2012fr

Galaxy NGC 1365, a barred spiral, in the constellation Fornax. Click here for a wide view of it in the context of the Fornax galaxy cluster.

Click on the image to toggle a 2012 supernova seen in this galaxy (SN2012fr) caught by chance soon after its peak luminosity.

11-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope at 2,800mm focal length; DSLR camera.