PTF weekly SN discovery report, May 20, 2011
ATel #3369; Avishay Gal-Yam (Weizmann) and Peter Nugent (LBNL) on behalf of the PTF
on 22 May 2011; 19:41 UT
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Subjects: Optical, Supernovae
The PTF (ATEL #1964, #3253; http://www.astro.caltech.edu/ptf/ ; Law et al. 2009, PASP, 121, 1395; Rau et al. 2009, PASP, 121, 1334) reports the discovery of a new supernova. PTF discoveries are made by autonomous PTF software, as well as by the Galaxy Zoo Supernova Project (Smith et al. 2011, MNRAS, 412, 1309; http://supernova.galaxyzoo.org ).
Name | RA (J2000) | Dec (J2000) | Discovery | Mag | Redshift | Type | Spec. | Phase | Instrument | Notes
PTF11drz | 14 09 03.15 | +32 24 56.2 | May 14.34 | 18.8 | 0.0564 | SN Ia | May 17 | -5 d | UH88+SNIFS |
PTF is a collaboration of Caltech, LCOGT, the Weizmann Institute, LBNL, Oxford, Columbia, IPAC, and Berkeley.