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ATEL # 1145; The Nearby Supernova Factory: P. Antilogus, R. Pain, R. Pereira, C. Wu (Laboratoire de Physique Nucleaire et de Haute Energies de Paris), G. Aldering, C. Aragon, S. Bailey, S. Bongard, M. Childress, S. Loken, P. Nugent, S. Perlmutter, K. Runge, R. C. Thomas, B. A. Weaver (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA), C. Baltay, A. Bauer, D. Rabinowitz, R. Scalzo (Yale University, New Haven, CT), G. Rigaudier, E. Pecontal (Centre de Recherche Astronomique de Lyon), C. Buton, Y. Copin, E. Gangler, G. Smadja (Institut de Physique Nucleaire de Lyon); and D. Birchall (Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI); and J. Holtzman (New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM)
on 19 Jul 2007; 0:43 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice (Supernova)
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Subjects: Infra-Red, Optical, Ultra-Violet, Nova, Supernova
4 Supernova Discoveries The Nearby Supernova Factory reports the discovery of 4 supernovae in images obtained Jul 13 through Jul 14 UTC using the QUEST-II camera on the Palomar Oschin 48-inch telescope, operated by the Palomar-QUEST Consortium. Spectra (range 320-1000 nm) obtained with the SuperNova Integral Field Spectrograph on the University of Hawaii 2.2-meter telescope were used to classify each. R-band discovery magnitudes and J2000.0 coordinates are derived from comparison with the USNO-B1.0 catalog. The following table summarizes the discovered supernovae (dates are UTC).
Target Name RA Decl Disc Date Disc Mag Spec Date Type Redshift PhaseSNF20070714-005 was not present in images obtained July 03 UTC.
SNF20070713-000 20:30:28.88 -13:15:34.9 Jul 13.3 19.0 Jul 14.4 Ia 0.06 3 weeks past max
SNF20070713-002 23:03:51.58 -21:08:52.2 Jul 13.4 19.7 Jul 14.5 II 0.03
SNF20070714-005 15:21:09.14 02:26:26.3 Jul 14.2 19.5 Jul 17.3 IIn 0.05
SNF20070714-008 20:55:57.48 -05:41:54.9 Jul 14.3 18.5 Jul 17.5 Ia 0.06 1-2 weeks past max