SN 2011bp

Electronic Telegram No. 2699

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 2011bp IN anonymous galaxy

     Further to CBET 2678, S. B. Cenko, W. Li, and A. V. Filippenko report the
LOSS discovery of an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images.  The object
was designated PSN J11122996+3123055 when posted on the Central Bureau's TOCP
webpage and is here designated SN 2011bp based on the spectroscopic report

 SN       2011 UT       R.A. (2000.0) Decl.      Mag.      Offset
 2011bp   Apr. 6.32   11 12 29.96  +31 23 05.5   18.2    3".1 W, 0".3 S

Additional KAIT magnitudes for 2011bp:  Feb. 12.15 UT, [19.3; Apr. 10.31, 18.6.


Host galaxy info: vel= 8228 km/s ; 0.33' x 0.17'; 17.3mag

SN type info: Ib


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