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PTF weekly SN discovery report, December 31, 2011

ATel #3840; A. Gal-Yam, I. Arcavi, O. Yaron, D. Xu (Weizmann), P. Nugent (LBL), Y.-C. Pan (Oxford) report for the PTF
on 31 Dec 2011; 09:39 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 5 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  
PTF11qju | 14 15 27.01 | +36 24 31.0 | Nov 17.55 | 18.9 | 0.0282   | SN II    | Dec 27 |       |      P200+DBSP |   
PTF11qvc | 13 20 53.60 | +42 49 01.6 | Nov 23.46 | 19.3 | 0.12     | SN Ia    | Dec 19 |  20 d |       WHT+ISIS |   
PTF11rem | 23 53 45.77 | -10 33 51.0 | Dec 08.14 | 18.3 | 0.0787   | SN Ia    | Dec 21 |  21 d |      P200+DBSP |   
PTF11rkd | 01 32 49.46 | -00 08 33.3 | Dec 21.11 | 19.9 | 0.145    | SN Ia    | Dec 27 |       |      P200+DBSP |   
PTF11rke | 01 32 53.51 | -00 31 35.2 | Dec 21.11 | 18.9 | 0.0943   | SN Ia    | Dec 27 |       |      P200+DBSP |   
 
PTF is a collaboration of Caltech, LCOGT, the Weizmann Institute, LBNL, Oxford, Columbia, IPAC, and Berkeley.