SN 2007bb

Electronic Telegram No. 912

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SUPERNOVA 2007bb IN UGC 3627

Further to IAUC 8822, N. Joubert and W. Li report the observations
of an apparent supernova (mag 17.2) on unfiltered KAIT images taken on
Apr. 2.15 and 3.18 UT.  The new object is located at R.A. = 7h01m07s.46,
Decl. = +51o15'57".3 (equinox 2000.0), which is 22".3 east and 14".0
south of the center of UGC 3627.  A KAIT image taken on Mar. 18.19
showed nothing at this position (limiting mag 18.9).


Host galaxy info: vel = 6253 km/s, 1.2 x 0.8, 14.54, Sd

SN type info: IIn


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