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News Release 394 of 967

February 7, 2006 09:00 AM (EST)

News Release Number: STScI-2006-07

Hubble Snaps Images of a Pinwheel-Shaped Galaxy

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Image: Lick Observatory Ground-Based Image of SN2002fk in NGC 1309

Lick Observatory Ground-Based Image of SN2002fk in NGC 1309

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ABOUT THIS IMAGE:

SN2002fk as observed from Lick Observatory Kait 0.76 meter telescope in 2002. The location of the supernova is marked on the 2005 Hubble ACS image.

Object Names: NGC 1309, SN2002fk

Image Type: Astronomical/Annotated

Credit for Lick Observatory Image: W. Li and A. V. Filippenko (University of California, Berkeley)

Credit for HST Image: NASA, ESA, The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA), and A. Riess (STScI)

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