SN 2007il

Electronic Telegram No. 1062

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 2007il IN IC 1704

Further to CBET 1048, J. Chu and W. Li report the discovery of an
apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on Sept. 10.45 (at
mag 18.4) and 12.43 UT (mag 18.1).  The new object, designated 2007il,
is located at R.A. = 1h27m09s.75, Decl. = +14o46'46".5 (equinox 2000.0),
which is 3".5 east and 12".3 north of the nucleus of IC 1704.  A KAIT
image taken on Sept. 2.44 showed nothing at this location (limiting mag

Host galaxy info: vel = 6454 km/s, 1.1 x 0.7, 14.2g, S pec?

SN type info: II


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