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OGLE-IV Transient Search report 05.March 2013

ATel #4859; L. Wyrzykowski, A. Udalski, S. Kozlowski (Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory, Poland), on behalf of the OGLE team
on 5 Mar 2013; 02:33 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice Supernovae
Credential Certification: Lukasz Wyrzykowski (wyrzykow@ast.cam.ac.uk)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae

Referred to by ATel #: 5891

The OGLE-IV Transient Search (Wyrzykowski et al. ATEL #4495, Kozlowski et al. 2013) reports the discovery of two on-going supernova candidates, near their peaks or on the rise, in the magnitude range 18.5-19 in the I-band. All candidates are located next to apparent galaxies and their light curves clearly resemble those of supernovae.

Name RA(J2000.0) Dec(J2000.0) discovery_JD
OGLE-2013-SN-016 5:13:52.76 -60:09:26.9 2456352.58671
OGLE-2013-SN-017 4:27:22.20 -74:42:09.4 2456354.61676

Photometric and spectroscopic follow-up is strongly encouraged.

Finding charts and light curves are available here.