SN 2007gr

Electronic Telegram No. 1034

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 2007gr IN NGC 1058

Further to CBET 1028, D. Madison and W. Li report the discovery
of an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on Aug. 15.51
(at mag 13.8) and 16.47 UT (mag 13.5).  The new object is located at
R.A. = 2h43m27s.98, Decl. = +37o20'44".7 (equinox 2000.0), which is
24".8 west and 15".8 north of the nucleus of NGC 1058.  A KAIT image
taken on Aug. 10.44 showed nothing at this location (limiting mag 18.9).

Host galaxy info: vel = 518 km/s, 3.0 x 2.8, 11.82, SA(rs)c Sy2

SN type info: Ic


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