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VLA radio upper limit on Type IIn Supernova 2008aj

ATEL # 1409; Poonam Chandra, Alicia Soderberg
on 4 Mar 2008; 14:25 UT
Password Certification: Poonam Chandra (pc8s@virginia.edu)

Subjects: Radio, Nova, Supernova

We observed a Type IIn supernova SN 2008aj (CBET 1259) with the VLA in 8.46 GHz frequency band on 2008 Feb 19.41 UT. We do not detect any radio source at the supernova position (CBET 1259). The peak flux density at the supernova position is 17 +/- 37 uJy. We thank VLA staff for making this observation possible. The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is a facility of the National Science Foundation operated under cooperative agreement by Associated Universities, Inc.


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