SN 2007ge

Electronic Telegram No. 1012

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 2007ge IN MCG +08-1-13

Further to IAUC 8829, W. Li reports the discovery of an apparent
supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on July 19.47 (at mag 17.9),
26.48 (mag 17.3), 27.45 (mag 17.1), and 28.42 UT (mag 17.4).  The new
object is located at R.A. = 23h57m31.42, Decl. = +47o27'02".4 (equinox
2000.0), which is 4".0 east and 1".3 north of the nucleus of a galaxy
that is located 11".1 east and 38".4 north of MCG +08-1-13.  SN 2007ge
is also 1".8 east and 1".3 south of a foreground object, either a faint
star or a compact galaxy.  A KAIT image taken on July 9.49 showed
nothing at this location (limiting mag 18.8).

Host galaxy info: anonymous

SN type info: Ia


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