SN 2007aw

Electronic Telegram No. 902

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SUPERNOVA 2007aw IN NGC 3072

Further to IAUC 8813, R. Mostardi and W. Li report the LOSS
discovery of an apparent supernova (mag 18.1) on an unfiltered KAIT
image taken on Mar. 22.26 UT.  The new object is located at R.A. =
9h57m24s.16, Decl. = -19o21'23".1 (equinox 2000.0), which is 3".3
east and 5".2 south of the center of NGC 3072.  Additional KAIT
magnitudes for 2007aw:  Feb. 20.28, [19.0; Mar. 10.28, 18.5.


Host galaxy info: vel = 3431 km/s, 1.9 x 0.6, 13.71, S0/a? sp

SN type info: Ic


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