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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Multiple recipients of <email@example.com>
> 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
Thanks for the timely message. The forecast is for clear skies tonight
so I'll certainly give SN 1999cl a look-see.
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