Monthly Archives: May 2013

Supernova SN2010jj Discovered November 3, 2010

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2010jj Category: Supernova Subcategory: type IIn Location: Galaxy NGC 812 in the constellation Andromeda Confirmation Verification and classification spectrum was obtained with the 10 meter Keck I Telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii.…

Supernova SN2010al Discovered March 13, 2010

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2010al Category: Supernova Subcategory: type lbn Location: Galaxy UGC4286 in the constellation Cancer Confirmation Spectra were obtained with the Las Campanas Observatory 2.5 meter Du Pont Telescope and the 200 inch Hale…

Supernova SN2010X Discovered February 7, 2010

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2010X Category: Possible type la Subcategory: Supernova Location: NGC1573A is a face-on spiral galaxy that lies in the circumpolar constellation Camelopardalis Distance: 200 million light years Confirmation The confirmation image was taken…

Supernova SN2009lb Discovered November 12, 2009

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2009lb Category: Supernova Subcategory: type IIP Location: Galaxy UGC 2944 in the constellation Perseus Official CBAT report Electronic Telegram No. 2014 Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION M.S. 18, Smithsonian…

Supernova SN2009gh Discovered June 17, 2009

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2009gh Category: Supernova Subcategory: type IIP Location: Galaxy MCG +12-18-2 in the constellation Draco Confirmation Spectra of this supernova were obtained with the F.L.Whipple Observatory 1.5 meter , MDM Observatory 2.4 meter…

Supernova SN2008ev Discovered August 9, 2008

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2008ev Category: Supernova Subcategory: Type II Location: Galaxy UGC10155 in the constellation Corona Borealis Confirmation The confirmation spectrum was obtained with the 2.5 meter Nordic Optical Telescope Discovery Notes The discovery of…

Supernova SN2006sr Discovered December 12, 2006

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2006sr Category: Supernova Subcategory: type la Location: Galaxy UGC14 in the constellation Pegasus Confirmation Spectroscopy was accomplished with the Lick Observatory 120 inch (Shane) Reflector. The telescope is located on Mount Hamilton,…

Supernova SN2006O Discovered January 22, 2006

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2006O Category: Supernova Subcategory: type II Location: Galaxy UGC633 in the constellation Pisces Confirmation The confirmation image was taken by Michael Schwartz with the 32 inch Tenagra II telescope. The spectrum of…

Supernova SN2005bx Discovered April 26, 2005

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2005bx Category: Supernova Subcategory: type IIN Location: MCG +12-13-19 in the constellation Draco Discovery Notes SN2005bx was observed by the Chandra X-ray Observatory on July 30, 2005 Official CBAT report Circular No.…