SN 2007sr

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SN 2007sr
Observation data (Epoch J2000.0)
Supernova type Ia[1]
Host galaxy NGC 4038[2]
Constellation Corvus
Right ascension 12h 01m 52.80s[1]
Declination −18° 58′ 21.7″[1]
Galactic coordinates 286.9944 +42.3602
Discovery date December 18, 2007[2]
Peak magnitude (V) 12.70[2]
Distance 72.7 ± 9.1 Mly (22.3 ± 2.8 Mpc)[3]

SN 2007sr was a Type Ia supernova event that happened in the galaxy NGC 4038. It was announced on December 18, 2007, but was visible on images beginning December 7. It peaked at magnitude 12.7 on December 14.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Drake, A. J.; et al. (May 2009), "First Results from the Catalina Real-Time Transient Survey", The Astrophysical Journal 696 (1): 870−884, arXiv:0809.1394, Bibcode:2009ApJ...696..870D, doi:10.1088/0004-637X/696/1/870. 
  2. ^ a b c d Pojmanski, G.; et al. (January 2008), Green, D. W. E., ed., "Supernova 2007sr in NGC 4038", Central Bureau Electronic Telegrams (1213): 1, Bibcode:2008CBET.1213....1P. 
  3. ^ Schweizer, François; et al. (October 2008), "A New Distance to the Antennae Galaxies (NGC 4038/39) Based on the Type Ia Supernova 2007sr", The Astronomical Journal 136 (4): 1482−1489, arXiv:0807.3955, Bibcode:2008AJ....136.1482S, doi:10.1088/0004-6256/136/4/1482. 

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