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PTF weekly SN discovery report, November 18, 2011

ATel #3772; Avishay Gal-Yam (Weizmann), Peter Nugent (LBL), Isobel Hook and Yen-Chen Pan (Oxford) for the PTF
on 18 Nov 2011; 09:51 UT
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 6 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  
PTF11qbk | 01 28 29.91 | -10 51 58.6 | Nov 02.30 | 19.0 | 0.1      | SN Ia    | Nov 07 |  21 d |       WHT+ISIS |   
PTF11qbq | 02 09 51.63 | -10 01 28.2 | Nov 02.30 | 18.3 | 0.08     | SN Ia    | Nov 08 |  14 d |       WHT+ISIS |   
PTF11qcc | 02 14 24.55 | -06 29 14.6 | Nov 01.30 | 20.1 | 0.043    | SN II    | Nov 07 |       |       WHT+ISIS |   
PTF11qcl | 22 07 48.84 | +08 15 11.7 | Oct 31.16 | 19.9 | 0.085    | SN Ia    | Nov 06 |  -1 d |       WHT+ISIS |   
PTF11qcm | 01 39 59.85 | -08 54 33.9 | Nov 01.27 | 19.3 | 0.05     | SN II    | Nov 08 |       |       WHT+ISIS |   
PTF11qgy | 23 51 22.89 | -08 35 03.5 | Nov 03.16 | 19.5 | 0.08     | SN Ia    | Nov 06 |  26 d |       WHT+ISIS |   
 
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