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PTF weekly SN discovery report, July 15, 2011

ATel #3492; Avishay Gal-Yam (Weizmann), Peter Nugent, Eric Hsiao (LBL) and Melissa Graham (LCOGT) for the PTF
on 16 Jul 2011; 17:59 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice Supernovae
Credential Certification: Avishay Gal-Yam (avishay.gal-yam@weizmann.ac.il)

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 2 new supernovae. PTF discoveries are made by autonomous PTF software (Bloom et al. 2011, http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011arXiv1106.5491B ), 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  
PTF11gdh | 13 00 38.06 | +28 03 24.2 | Jun 21.19 | 17.1 | 0.026151 | SN Ia    | Jul 05 |   2 d |  Lick 3-m+KAST |   
PTF11gjh | 16 32 13.82 | +38 39 20.3 | Jun 25.22 | 20.1 | 0.0393   | SN Ia    | Jul 05 |  -1 d |  Lick 3-m+KAST |   
 
PTF is a collaboration of Caltech, LCOGT, the Weizmann Institute, LBNL, Oxford, Columbia, IPAC, and Berkeley.