Supernova 2003cg in the galaxy NGC 3169 | ESO/Igor Chekalin
Supernova 2003cg in the galaxy NGC 3169
This section of a picture from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at the La Silla Observatory in Chile shows the galaxy NGC 3169 and marks the location of the supernova SN 2003cg. Credit:ESO/Igor Chekalin http://www.eso.org/public/images/eso1114d/
NGC 3169 A spiral galaxy in the constellation Sextans. The galaxy is gravitationally distorted by nearby galaxy NGC 3166. Supernova burst SN 2003cg has been observed in 2003.