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PSN J02021902+1939396

PSN J02021902+1939396   2011 09 06.4795*  02 02 19.02 +19 39 39.6  18.0 U    2W   8N  U1523     P 1

2011 09 7.4389

B. Moore, A. Sehgal, and T. Puckett report the discovery of an apparent supernova (mag 18.0) on an unfiltered CCD image (limiting mag 19.9) taken with a 0.50-m reflector at Osoyoos, British Columbia, on Sept. 6.4795 UT in the course of the Puckett Observatory Supernova Search. The new object, which was confirmed at (mag 18.0) on Sept. 7.4389 by Sehgal in Osoyoos. The candidate islocated at R.A. = 02h02m19.02 Decl. = +19o39'39".6 (equinox 2000.0), which is 2".83 west and 8".5 north of the center of UGC 1523. Nothing is visible at this position on images taken by Puckett on 2010 Oct. 17 (limiting mag 19.8).The object was designated PSN J02021902+1939396 on the Central Bureau's TOCP webpage. A finder image is located at http://possdata.com/PSNJ02021902+1939396.jpg

2011 09 8.651

This possible supernova in UGC 1523 was seen with 18 x 600 sec images using an infrared filter. Astrometry: RA 02 02 19.01 Dec 19 39 38.9 Photometry: 19.1 +/- 0.2 IR/R These data were collected by Joseph Brimacombe, Coral Towers Observatory, Cairns, Australia. Link to image and further information: http://www.flickr.com/photos/43846774@N02/6127931491/

2011 09 29.89

Asiago spectroscopic ID: Type-Ia supernova about one month after the B-band maximum.

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