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SN 2014J

(type Ia supernova in Messier 82, the Cigar Galaxy)

SN 2014J is a 2014 Type Ia Supernova in the Galaxy, M82, about 11.5 million light-years away, discovered January 21, 2014. Its maximum Apparent Magnitude (m) was 10.5 a couple of weeks after discovery. It is the closest Type Ia Supernova (SN) since SN 1972E and the closest supernova since SN 2004DJ.

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.00083.50Mpc11.5MlySN 2014J