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Near-infrared observations of SN2016adj in NGC 5128 (Centaurus A)

ATel #8686; Mudit Srivastava, Dipankar P. K. Banerjee , N. M. Ashok - Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad, India
on 12 Feb 2016; 18:40 UT
Credential Certification: Dipankar P.K. Banerjee (orion@prl.res.in)

Subjects: Infra-Red, Supernovae

Referred to by ATel #: 8976

We report photometry of SN2016adj on 9.95 February 2016 in the J,H,Ks bands with the Mount Abu 1.2 meter telescope (+ PRL Near-Infrared Imager/Spectrograph). Using 2MASS field stars for photometric calibration, we report near-IR magnitudes of J=10.54, H=9.85 and Ks=9.52 (typical error 0.05). A spectrum, at a resolution of 1000, in the 0.9 to 2.4 micron range has also been obtained and is under analysis. Further observations are planned.