SN 2008ax

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SN 2008ax
SN2008axHunterWilson.jpg
Supernova 2008ax - Image Courtesy Hunter Wilson
Other designations SN 2008ax
Event type Supernova Edit this on Wikidata
Spectral class Ib
Observation
Date March 3, 2008
Location
Constellation Canes Venatici
Right ascension 12h 30m 40.8s
Declination +41° 38' 14.5"
Epoch J2000.0
Galactic coordinates ?
Remnant ?
Host NGC 4490
Characteristics
Progenitor ?
Progenitor type ?
Colour (B-V) ?
Notable features ?
Energetics
Peak apparent magnitude +13.0(March 21, 2008)[1]
See also

Supernova 2008ax was a type Ib supernova in Peculiar Galaxy NGC 4490. As the name indicates, it was discovered in 2008 on 3 March by LOSS[2] and Koichi Itagaki.[3] It was the third-brightest supernova of 2008.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Bishop. "Supernova 2008ax in NGC 4490". supernovae.net (International Supernovae Network). Retrieved 2010-06-07. 
  2. ^ http://astro.berkeley.edu/~bait/kait.html
  3. ^ http://khaseda.kir.jp/itagaki3.htm
  4. ^ David Bishop. "Bright Supernovae - 2008". supernovae.net (International Supernovae Network). Retrieved 2010-06-07.