SN 2003H

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SN 2003H
Other designations SN 2003H
Event type Supernova Edit this on Wikidata
Spectral class Ibc-pec[1]
Date January 8, 2003[2]
Constellation Canis Major
Right ascension 06h 16m 25.68s[2]
Declination −21° 22′ 23.8″[2]
Epoch J2000.0
Galactic coordinates 228.6912, -16.9952
Distance 115 Mly (35.2 Mpc)[1]
Host NGC 2207
Peak apparent magnitude 17.8[2]

SN 2003H was a supernova that appeared halfway between the colliding NGC 2207 and IC 2163 galaxies.[3] It was discovered January 8, 2003, by the Lick Observatory and Tenagra Supernova Searches (LOTOSS).[4]


  1. ^ a b Li, Weidong; et al. (April 2011), "Nearby supernova rates from the Lick Observatory Supernova Search - II. The observed luminosity functions and fractions of supernovae in a complete sample", Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 412 (3): 1441–1472, Bibcode:2011MNRAS.412.1441L, arXiv:1006.4612Freely accessible, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.18160.x 
  2. ^ a b c d Graham, J.; Li, W.; Puckett, T.; Toth, D.; Qiu, Y. L. (January 2003), Green, D. W. E., ed., "Supernovae 2003E, 2003F, 2003G, 2003H", IAU Circular (8045): 1, Bibcode:2003IAUC.8045....1G. 
  3. ^ van den Bergh, Sidney; Li, Weidong; Filippenko, Alexei V. (November 2003). "Classifications of the Host Galaxies of Supernovae, Set II". The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 115 (813): 1280–1288. Bibcode:2003PASP..115.1280V. arXiv:astro-ph/0308195Freely accessible. doi:10.1086/379106. 
  4. ^ Bishop, David. "Bright Supernovae - 2003". Rochester University. Retrieved 2010-03-11. 

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