SN 2007ca

Electronic Telegram No. 945

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SUPERNOVA 2007ca IN MCG -02-34-61

Further to IAUC 8829, R. Prasad and W. Li report the observations
of an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on Apr. 25.34
(at mag 16.7) and 26.33 UT (mag 16.5).  The new object is located at
R.A. = 13h31m05s.81, Decl. = -15o06'06".6 (equinox 2000.0), which is
25".1 east and 1".7 south of the nucleus of MCG -02-34-61.  A KAIT
image taken on Mar. 19.45 showed nothing at this position (limiting
mag 18.5).

Host galaxy info: vel = 4217 km/s, 1.5 x 0.3, 15, Sc pec sp

SN type info: Ia


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