SN 2007fs

Electronic Telegram No. 1002

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 2007fs IN ESO 601-G5

Further to IAUC 8829, D. Winslow and W. Li report the discovery
of an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on July 15.44
(at mag 15.4) and 16.42 UT (mag 15.3).  The new object is located at
R.A. = 22h01m40s.44, Decl. = -21o30'29".6 (equinox 2000.0), which is
2".5 west and 12".4 north of the nucleus of ESO 601-G5.  A KAIT image
taken on June 26.49 showed nothing at this location (limiting mag 18.2).

Host galaxy info: vel = 5154 km/s, 1.8 x 0.3, 15.32, Sb:

SN type info: Ia


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