SN 2007ay

Electronic Telegram No. 905

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 2007ay IN UGC 4310

Further to IAUC 8813, R. Mostardi and W. Li report the LOSS discovery
of an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on Mar. 22.21 (at
mag 17.1) and 24.23 UT (mag 18.2).  The new object is located at R.A. =
8h17m14s.85, Decl. = +1o12'06".9 (equinox 2000.0), which is 12".7 west and
16".4 south of the center of UGC 4310.  Nothing was visible at this
location on a KAIT image taken on Mar. 12.22 (limiting mag 18.7).


Host galaxy info: vel = 4355 km/s, 1.2 x 1.1, 14.4 , SA(s)m

SN type info: IIb


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