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MASTER SN candidate in PGC2440228 discovery

ATel #3197; V. Shumkov, E. Gorbovskoy, P, Balanutsa, V. Lipunov,,V. Kornilov, A. Belinski, N. Shatskiy, N. Tyurina, D. Kuvshinov, V. Chazov, A. Kuznetsov, D. Zimnukhov, M. Kornilov (SAI, Moscow), A. Tlatov, A. V. Parhomenko, D. Dormidontov (Kislovodsk solar station of the Pulkovo observatory RAS), V. Yurkov, I. Kudelina ,Yu. Sergienko, D. Varda (Blagoveshchensk Educational University), V. Krushinski, I. Zalozhnih, A. Popov (Ural State University), K. Ivanov, S. Yazev, N. Budnev, E. Konstantinov, O. Chuvalaev, V. Poleschuk, O. Gres,(Irkutsk State University) , S. Shurpakov (MASTER team member)
on 28 Feb 2011; 12:00 UT
Credential Certification: Vladimir Lipunov (lipunov2007@gmail.com)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae

The MASTER auto-detection system at Tunka-Baykal detected a new transient source as the SN candidate at the position (R.A., Dec) = 16h 18m 30.77s , +53d 24m 31s.7, (J2000) with a typical uncertainty of 0.5" ( offset 27.4E 7.6N from PGC2440228 galaxy) at 2011-02-27 19:10:51 (UT). The OT is seen at 9 images.

There is no minor planet and any object brighter 21 mag in SDSS at this place.

The unfiltered magnitude is about 19.0 +-0.4 ( exposition 180s).

The spectral observations are needed.

The discovery image is available at http://observ.pereplet.ru/images/SN110227/sn.jpg

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