SN 2006iu

CBET 661

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urther to IAUC 8754, M. Baek and W. Li report the LOSS discovery
of an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on Oct. 1.51
(at mag 17.9) and 8.53 UT (mag 18.1).  SN 2006iu is located at R.A. =
6h36m41s.13, Decl. = +37o36'05".0 (equinox 2000.0), which is 0".6 east
and 2".0 north of the nucleus of the apparent host galaxy.  A KAIT image
taken on Feb. 24.11 showed nothing at this position (limiting mag 19.0).

Host galaxy info:

SN type info: II


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