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Re: (IAAC) Brightish supernova discovered in M88!



Lew Gramer wrote:
> Another nearby galaxy with a supernova - the second this season! M88
> is one of the fine galaxies in the Virgo/Coma "Realm of Galaxies", so
> get your scopes out as soon as the moon is well out of the way - but
> before twilight eats this Springtime object!
>
> Lew Gramer
>
> ------- Forwarded Message
>
> Date:  Thu, 3 Jun 1999 07:42:49 +0900 (JST)
> From: Hitoshi YAMAOKA <yamaoka@rc.kyushu-u.ac.jp>
> To: Multiple recipients of <isn_chat%supernovae.net@mbox.theo.it>
> Subject:  SN 1999cl in NGC 4501
>
> Dear SN watchers,
>
> Bright SN has been discovered by LOSS KAIT team.  See IAUC 7185 for
> details.  The host galaxy NGC 4501 is fairly nearby one (v_r is about
> 2500 km/s), so the expected SNeIa maximum would be order of 14 mag.
> Followup is urged.
>
> Sincerely Yours,
> Hitoshi Yamaoka, Kyushu Univ., Japan
> yamaoka@rc.kyushu-u.ac.jp
> snip
Lew,
Thanks for the timely message.  The forecast is for clear skies tonight
so I'll certainly give SN 1999cl a look-see.
Dave Mitsky
ASH, DVAA
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