SN 2007rb

Electronic Telegram No. 1140

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SUPERNOVA 2007rb IN NGC 2889

Further to CBET 1133, D. Madison and W. Li report the discovery
of an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on Oct. 26.56
(at mag 18.0) and 15.54 UT (mag 18.3).  The new object is located at
R.A. = 9h27m11s.58, Decl. = -11o38'17".7 (equinox 2000.0), which is
14".0 west and 18".9 north of the nucleus of NGC 2889.  A KAIT image
taken on Apr. 21.11 showed nothing at this location (limiting mag 19.1).


Host galaxy info: vel = 3337 km/s, 2.2 x 1.9, 12.44, SAB(rs)c

SN type info: Ibc


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