3688: Northolt Branch Observatories


2020jfo is a type II supernova in the spiral galaxy Messier 61, located about 53 million light-years away in the direction of the constellation Virgo.

This supernova was discovered at the Zwicky Transient Facility, Palomar Mountain, on May 6th. We imaged it on May 11th. Its brightness was +14.7 mag at that time.

Northolt Branch Observatories