Spiral Galaxy NGC
105 and Supernova 1997cw
The following is the data on SN
Discovered: July 11th, 1997
- RA: 0h 25m 17s
- Dec: +12deg. 53' 06"
- Mag 16.5(at discovery), Type Ia,
Note from the Harvard
University Supernova web site:
- July 1997 spectrum shows that this is a peculiar
type Ia about two weeks past maximum.
The following announcement appeared
on International Astronomical Union Circular(IUAC) 6616:
- The Beijing Astronomical Observatory (BAO) Supernova
Survey, reports the discovery of a supernova of mag about 16.5 on an unfiltered
CCD frame taken on July 10.79 UT with the BAO 0.60-m reflector......
This is the data on
spiral galaxy NGC 105:
- Magnitude: 13.9
- RA: 00h 25m 16.9s
- Dec: +12d 53' 06" Epoch
- Size (mins) 1.1 x 0.7
- Constellation Pisces
- A face-on spiral galaxy, nearly
in contact with a companion galaxy.
Follow this Link
to a NASA Web site on supernovas. It has a very nice animation and
a description of what these objects are.
Click below to
George Normandin, KAS
November 23rd, 1997