SN 2007ke

Electronic Telegram No. 1084

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 2007ke IN NGC 1129

Further to CBET 1067, J. Chu and W. Li report the discovery of an
apparent supernova (mag 18.5) on an unfiltered KAIT image taken on Sept.
24.42 UT; it was confirmed on earlier KAIT images taken on Sept. 12.43
(at mag 19.3) and 19.44 (mag 18.6).  The new object is located at R.A. =
2h54m23s.90, Decl. = +41o34'16".3 (equinox 2000.0), which is 39".1 west
and 29".8 south of the nucleus of NGC 1129.  KAIT images taken on Jan.
25.17 (limiting mag 19.8) and Aug. 23.44 (limiting mag 19.0) showed
nothing at this location.


Host galaxy info: vel = 5194 km/s, 4.0 x 3.1, 13.5, E;BrClG

SN type info: Ca-rich Ibc?


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