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PTF weekly SN discovery report, March 9, 2012

ATel #3957; Avishay Gal-Yam, Sagi Ben-Ami (Weizmann), Peter Nugent (LBL), D. Levitan (Caltech), J. Silverman, A. Morgan, P. Nugent, A. Miller (UC Berkeley) and Y.-C. Pan (Oxford) report for the PTF
on 8 Mar 2012; 21:04 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 11 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  
PTF11ncy | 17 53 11.70 | +53 40 06.7 | Sep 16.14 | 20.1 | 0.176    | SN Ia    | Sep 30 |       |     GTC+OSIRIS |   
PTF12tr  | 04 40 08.80 | +03 15 24.8 | Jan 18.20 | 19.5 | 0.089    | SN Ia    | Feb 01 |  25 d |      P200+DBSP |   
PTF12aki | 10 21 34.93 | +05 18 24.6 | Feb 03.41 | 18.5 | 0.064    | SN Ia    | Mar 02 |       |       WHT+ISIS |   
PTF12alp | 13 07 39.48 | +06 20 08.9 | Feb 04.36 | 17.0 | 0.0232   | SN Ia    | Feb 21 |   7 d |     Keck1+LRIS |   
PTF12aob | 07 48 04.92 | +37 10 27.8 | Feb 03.25 | 19.5 | 0.0845   | SN Ia    | Feb 21 |       |     Keck1+LRIS |   
PTF12art | 17 05 54.34 | +04 51 42.5 | Feb 11.48 | 18.5 | 0.055    | SN Ia    | Feb 21 |       |     Keck1+LRIS |   
PTF12ass | 15 10 05.22 | +01 12 58.2 | Feb 18.46 | 20.2 | 0.073    | SN Ia    | Mar 02 |       |       WHT+ISIS |   
PTF12ast | 12 51 52.24 | +38 31 29.7 | Feb 18.50 | 20.0 | 0.16     | SN Ia    | Feb 21 |       |     Keck1+LRIS |   
PTF12asw | 13 05 32.54 | +27 20 29.4 | Feb 18.31 | 19.3 | 0.13     | SN Ia    | Feb 21 |       |     Keck1+LRIS |   
PTF12awi | 10 03 13.71 | +01 53 43.4 | Feb 21.38 | 18.2 | 0.0455   | SN Ia    | Mar 01 |   0 d |       WHT+ISIS |   
PTF12bdp | 12 58 10.54 | -26 21 17.4 | Feb 26.37 | 18.8 | 0.048    | SN II    | Mar 02 |       |       WHT+ISIS |      
 
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