SN 2007so

Electronic Telegram No. 1168

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 2007so IN NGC 1109

Further to CBET 1158, D. Madison and W. Li report the discovery of an
apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on Dec. 13.31 (at mag 17.0)
and 14.32 UT (mag 17.1).  The new object is located at R.A. = 2h47m43s.13,
Decl. = +13o15'14".8 (equinox 2000.0), which is 6".4 west and 4".5 south of
the nucleus of NGC 1109.  A KAIT image taken on Nov. 7.32 showed nothing at
this position (limiting mag 19.3).


Host galaxy info: vel = 8900 km/s, 1.1 x 0.9, 15.4, COMPACT

SN type info: Ia


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