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PTF weekly SN discovery report, July 21, 2011

ATel #3513; A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, I. Arcavi (Weizmann), A. Howell (LCOGT) and P. Nugent (LBNL) on behalf of the PTF
on 27 Jul 2011; 09:19 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  
PTF11hsj | 16 57 58.15 | +55 11 01.1 | Jul 13.33 | 18.2 | 0.0287   | SN II    | Jul 18 |       |  Gemini N+GMOS |   
PTF11htj | 21 16 03.50 | +12 31 21.0 | Jul 15.38 | 18.0 | 0.017    | SN II    | Jul 20 |       |  Gemini N+GMOS |   
 
PTF is a collaboration of Caltech, LCOGT, the Weizmann Institute, LBNL, Oxford, Columbia, IPAC, and Berkeley.