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AstroSat UVIT FUV detection of SN 2017eaw

ATel #10501; Kuntal Misra (ARIES, India), Koshy George (IIA, India), Raya Dastidar & Anjasha Gangopadhyay (ARIES, India)
on 17 Jun 2017; 16:59 UT
Credential Certification: Kuntal Misra (kuntal@aries.res.in)

Subjects: Ultra-Violet, Supernovae

The young type II supernova SN 2017eaw in NGC 6946 (ATEL #10372, #10374) was observed with AstroSat Ultra Violet Imaging Telescope (UVIT) in the FUV channel on 2017-05-27.76 UT for a total integration time of ~1100 sec. We detect the supernova in the FUV images with a magnitude of 17.35+/-0.03. We thank the AstroSat time allocation team for granting ToO time and the operations team for carrying out these observations.