SN 2011aq

Electronic Telegram No. 2671

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

SUPERNOVA 2011aq IN NGC 1056

     Further to CBET 2640, 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
 2011aq   Jan. 24.20   2 42 48.14  +28 34 25.8   18.0    2".9 W, 0".9 S

Additional KAIT magnitudes for 2011aq:  Jan. 17.20 UT, [19.3; Feb. 3.15, 17.3.
This object was designated PSN J02424814+2834258 on the Central Bureau's
TOCP webpage and is here designated SN 2011aq based on the spectroscopic
report below.


Host galaxy info: vel= 1545 km/s ; 2.3' x 1.1'; 13.32mag; Sa

SN type info: II


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