Monthly Archives: May 2013

Supernova SN2005ay Discovered March 27, 2005

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2005ay Category: Supernova Subcategory: type IIP Location: Galaxy NGC3938 in Ursa Major Confirmation Spectra of this supernova were first obtained with the Calar Alto 2.2-m telescope (southern Spain) and the 200 inch…

Supernova SN2004gx Discovered December 30, 2004

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2004gx Category: Supernova Subcategory: Type II Location: UGC12663 in the constellation Pegasus Official CBAT report Circular No. 8459 Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION Mailstop 18, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge,…

Supernova SN2003dw Discovered April 26, 2003

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2003dw Category: Supernova Subcategory: type la Location: Galaxy UGC10548 in the constellation Draco Discovery Notes The discovery image was taken with a Meade 12″OTA, Paramount ME mount and ST-9XE camera combination. Official…

Supernova SN2003O Discovered January 18, 2003

Discovery overview Discovering party: Doug Rich Official name: SN2003o Category:  Supernova Subcategory:  type II Location:  Galaxy UGC2798 in the Constellation Perseus Official CBAT report Circular No. 8055 Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION Mailstop 18, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory,…

Supernova SN1991T Discovered in April of 1991

Discovery overview Discovering party: Stephen Knight of Waterford, Maine Official name: SN1991T Category: Supernova Subcategory: type I Location: Galaxy NGC 4527 Official CBAT Report Circular No. 5239 Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMICAL UNION Postal Address: Central Bureau for…

Aquarius Supercluster of Galaxies discovered 1999

Discovery overview Discovering parties: Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Maine, Orono; Departement d’Astrophysique Extragalactique et de Cosmologie, Observatoire de Paris; The Department of Physics and Astronomy, St. Mary’s College Official name: Aquarius Supercluster Category: Supercluster of Galaxies Location:…