SN 2006mq

Electronic Telegram No. 721

Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION M.S. 18, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A. IAUSUBS@CFA.HARVARD.EDU or FAX 617-495-7231 (subscriptions) CBAT@CFA.HARVARD.EDU (science) URL

SUPERNOVA 2006mq IN ESO 494-G26

Further to IAUC 8770, N. Lee and W. Li report the LOSS
discovery of an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images
taken on Oct. 22.56 (at mag 12.7) and Nov. 5.50 UT (mag 13.2).
SN 2006mq is located at R.A. = 8h06m12s.39, Decl. = -27o33'45".4
(equinox 2000.0), which is 16".6 east and 124".3 south of the
center of ESO 494-G26.  A KAIT image taken on Feb. 24.12 showed
nothing at this position (limiting mag 19.0).

Host galaxy info: vel = 968 km/s; 4.0 x 2.8; 12.47; SAB(s)b pec:

SN type info: Ia


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