SN 2007kk

Electronic Telegram No. 1096

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 2007kk IN UGC 2828

Further to CBET 1090, X. Parisky and W. Li report the discovery of an
apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on Sept. 28.44 (at mag
18.3) and Oct. 6.47 UT (mag 17.6).  The new object is located at R.A. =
3h42m23s.26, Decl. = +39o14'30".4 (equinox 2000.0), which is 8".7 west and
9".8 south of the nucleus of UGC 2828.  A KAIT image taken on Sept. 23.53
showed nothing at this location (limiting mag 19.3).  The type-Ia supernova
2006es (cf. IAUC 8745) also appeared in this galaxy.


Host galaxy info: vel =12305 km/s, 1.3 x 1.0, 14.5, SB(rs)bc

SN type info: Ia


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