SN 2007cn

Electronic Telegram No. 975

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 2007cn IN UGC 11953

Further to IAUC 8829, H. Khandrika and W. Li report the discovery of
an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on May 29.48 (at
mag 18.0) and 30.47 UT (mag 18.1).  The new object is located at R.A. =
22h13m55s.79, Decl. = +13o45'23".9 (equinox 2000.0), which is 2".4 west
and 3".9 north of the nucleus of UGC 11953.  A KAIT image taken on 2006
Nov. 22.11 showed nothing at this position (limiting mag 19.0).

Host galaxy info: vel = 7585 km/s, 1.1 x 0.4, 15.0g, Sab

SN type info: unknown


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