SN 2007bd

Electronic Telegram No. 914

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SUPERNOVA 2007bd IN UGC 4455

Further to IAUC 8822, R. Prasad and W. Li report the
observations of an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT
images taken on Apr. 4.18 (at mag 18.4) and 6.20 UT (mag 17.6).
The new object is located at R.A. = 8h31m33s.28, Decl. =
-1o11'58".0 (equinox 2000.0), which is 7".6 east and 5".1 north
of the center of UGC 4455.  A KAIT image taken on Mar. 12.25
showed nothing at this position (limiting mag 19.0).


Host galaxy info: vel = 9299 km/s, 0.9 x 0.8, 14.60, SB(r)a

SN type info: Ia


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