SN 2007sa

Electronic Telegram No. 1161

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 2007sa IN NGC 3499

Further to CBET 1158, R. Mostardi and W. Li report the discovery of
an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on Nov. 21.56 (at
mag 14.2) and Dec. 11.54 UT (mag 15.4).  The new object is located at R.A.
= 11h03m10s.78, Decl. = +56o13'26".3 (equinox 2000.0), which is 1".8 west
and 7".7 north of the nucleus of NGC 3499.  A KAIT image taken on May 16.11
showed nothing at this location (limiting mag 19.4).


Host galaxy info: vel = 1522 km/s, 0.8 x 0.7, 13.9, S0/a

SN type info: Ia


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