Supernova SN2012by Discovered April 25 2012

Image courtesy of Doug Rich

Image courtesy of Doug Rich

Discovery overview

Discovering party: Doug Rich
Official name: SN2012by
Category: Supernova
Subcategory: type lI
Location: Galaxy UGC 8335 in the constellation Ursa Major

Confirmation

The spectroscopic follow-up for this supernova was accomplished by A. Pastorello and his team of astronomers using the Asiago 1.82 meter Copernico Telescope.

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