Supernova 1997db in Spiral Galaxy UGC 11861

Supernova 1997db

CCD Image of Supernova 1997db in Galaxy UGC 11861 taken on 10/6/97 at 1:23 UT. It is a 6 Minute exposure using an SBIG ST-6 CCD camera thru Kopernik's 20 inch F/8.1 telescope. North at top; the field of view is about 5x7 arc minutes. The image was limited to 6 minutes when the sky clouded up.

The following is the data on SN 1997db:

Discovered: August 2nd, 1997

Comments from Mr. Mike Schwartz, the discoverer of the supernova, about this web page and about the supernova:

This is the data on Spiral Galaxy UGC(Uppsala General Catalogue of Galaxies) 11861 itself:

Quote from The Deep Sky Field Guide to Uranometria 2000:

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

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George Normandin, KAS

November 2nd, 1997, updated Nov. 3rd, 1997