SN 1999ec

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SN 1999EC
Observation data (Epoch J2000.0)
Supernova type Ib
Remnant type unknown
Host galaxy NGC 2207)
Constellation Canis Major
Right ascension 06h 16m 16.16s
Declination -21° 22' 09.8"
Galactic coordinates 228.6723 -17.0277
Discovery date ?
Peak magnitude (V) 17.90[1]
Distance about 114 Mly
Physical characteristics
Progenitor unknown
Progenitor type ?
Colour (B-V) unknown

SN 1999EC is a type Ib supernova in Canis Major that appeared in the galaxy NGC 2207 in October 1999.[2]


  1. ^ Barbon, R.; Buondí, V.; Cappellaro, E.; Turatto, M. (1999-11-01). "The Asiago Supernova Catalogue - 10 years after". Astronomy and Astrophysics Supplement Series 139 (3): 531–536. arXiv:astro-ph/9908046. Bibcode:1999A&AS..139..531B. doi:10.1051/aas:1999404. 
  2. ^ Jha, S.; Garnavich, P.; Challis, P.; Kirshner, R. et al. (1999). "Supernova 1999ec in NGC 2207". IAUC 7269: 2. Bibcode:1999IAUC.7269....2J.