A new SN suspect at the position of SNhunt142 discovered 1 year ago
ATel #5225; Stu Parker, Greg Bock, Peter Marples, Colin Drescher, Patrick Pearl, Brendan Downs, and the BOSS team
on 25 Jul 2013; 02:28 UT
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Subjects: Optical, Supernovae
We report a new supernova candidate in NGC 6984.
TOCP Designation: PSN J20575390-5152245
Observation Date: 2013 07 24.457
J2000 Position: 20 57 53.90 -51 52 24.5
Magnitude: 16.9 U
Offset (arcsec): 1W 10S
Locale: NGC 6984
It was detected at mag 16.9 on two 30 second images taken on the same night, July 24.457, 2013. Nothing was visible on the previous image taken on July 13.552, 2013 and 15 images taken during the past year down to mag 19.
Another supernova, PSN J20575392-5152248 (SNhunt142), was discovered one year ago very close to this position by the Catalina Real-Time Transient Survey and Stan Howerton. It was discovered on July 25.540, 2012 at the position 20 57 53.92 -51 52 24.8 at mag 17.7. It was then typed as a SN Ic around peak on August 8, 2012 by PESSTO (ATEL 4300).