Supernova 1999cc in Spiral Galaxy NGC 6038

Supernova 1999cc in NGC 6038

The following is the data on Supernova 1999cc:

Discovered: May 8th, 1999, by Mr. Mike Schwartz, of the USA, using his automated C-14 supernova search telescope.

From IAU Bulletin 7169 (5/14/99):

Spectra obtained by P. Berlind ...... shows this to be a type-Ia supernova before maximum brightness. .....the photospheric (expansion) velocity (is about) 12,300 km/s .....

Follow this Link to a NASA Web site on supernovas. It has a very nice animation and a description of what these objects are.

Spiral Galaxy NGC 6038:

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George Normandin, KAS

June 14th, 1999