SN 2011M

Electronic Telegram No. 2640

Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION CBAT Director: Daniel W. E. Green; Hoffman Lab 209; Harvard University; 20 Oxford St.; Cambridge, MA 02138; U.S.A. e-mail: (alternate URL Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network


     Further to CBET 2634, L. Jewett, S. B. Cenko, W. Li, and A. V. Filippenko
report the LOSS discovery of an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images:

 SN       2011 UT         R.A. (2000.0) Decl.     Mag.      Offset
 2011M    Jan. 19.33    5 00 41.55  +62 14 38.6   18.2    14".6 W, 0".6 S

Additional KAIT magnitudes for 2011M:  Jan. 14.30 UT, [19.5; 20.30, 18.0.
This object was listed on the Central Bureau's TOCP webpage with the
provisional designation PSN J05004155+6214386.  R. A. Koff (Bennett, CO,
U.S.A., 25-cm reflector) reports that twenty co-added CCD images taken
on Jan. 22.073 yield mag 17.1 and position end figures 41s.27, 38".3.
The type-Ia supernova 2006le also appeared in UGC 3218 (cf. IAUC 8770).


Host galaxy info: vel= 5226 km/s ; 1.7' x 0.6'; 14.30mag; SAb

SN type info: Ia


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