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Radio non-detection of SN 2006gy with GMRT in the L-band

ATEL # 1082; Poonam Chandra (Univ Virginia and NRAO, Charlottesville), Sayan Chakraborti (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, (TIFR), Mumbai), Alak Ray (TIFR)
on 22 May 2007; 18:43 UT
Password Certification: Alak Ray (

Subjects: Radio, Nova, Supernova

SN 2006gy was observed with the GMRT on 18 May 2007 at the mean observing epoch of 6.01 UT. The L-band observation (mean frequency 1398 MHz) with a total bandwidth of 32 MHz does not detect the Supernova. The time on source was 3 hrs. The two sigma upper limit to the flux density at the position of SN 2006gy is 450 uJy (microJansky).

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