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PTF weekly SN discovery report, Sep. 23, 2011

ATel #3657; Avishay Gal-Yam and Peter Nugent (LBNL) on behalf of the PTF
on 23 Sep 2011; 21:22 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  
PTF11mfy | 21 17 16.45 | +01 24 34.8 | Sep 16.37 | 18.2 | 0.065    | SN Ia    | Sep 17 |   4 d |     UH88+SNIFS |   
PTF11msl | 21 45 55.67 | +20 39 51.1 | Sep 20.31 | 20.4 | 0.07     | SN II    | Sep 22 |       |     UH88+SNIFS | 
 
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