Supernova 2001bg in NGC 2608

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2001bg in NGC 2608 Basic information on this SN, including the last reported brightness, on this Supernova can be found on the main page. Information on the original web pages for many of these images can be found on the Supernova links web page.

sn01bg_i.gif Discovered by Tom Boles of the UK. This is a type Ia which has rapidly become the brightest supernova for the year 2001 so far. We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal. Icon created from Tom Boles's discovery image.

The following is a list of images of this SN, in chronological order. Click on the name in the "observer" column to see the image. Times and dates are in UT unless otherwise noted. If you know of any others, please tell me!
Tom Boles image 2001/05/08.94314:CDiscovery, local mirror, mirror
Rezman Obs. image 2001/05/10.899C
Diego Rodriguez image 2001/05/10.90013.8V
V. Tuboly image 2001/05/10.26C
Fred Ewalt image 2001/05/11.00414.28C
Raoul Behrend image 2001/05/11.85C
Arne Danielsen image 2001/05/11.88513.6CR
Martin Mobberley image 2001/05/11.91C mirror
Patrick Wiggins image 2001/05/1114:C
D. Lefoulon image 2001/05/11.91913.7CR
Maurice Gavin image 2001/05/11.940C
Larry Robinson image 2001/05/12.08C
R. Poncy image 2001/05/12.84013.8CR
Cedric Leyrat image 2001/05/12.85713.55CR
JM Llappasset image 2001/05/12.85913.8CR
Pierre Dubreuil image 2001/05/12.894C
S. Moretti image 2001/05/12.914.2C
J. Nicolas image 2001/05/12.917C
Martin Fiedler image 2001/05/12.932C
Donn Starkey image 2001/05/13.08714.1
Horvath, Tuboly image 2001/05/13.26C mirror
Fred Ewalt image 2001/05/14.10613.9C
Tristan DiLapo image 2001/05/14.1314.0C
Yasuo Sano image 2001/05/15.499Ccolor, mirror
Nachthimmel image 2001/05/15.875C
R. Poncy image 2001/05/15.84013.9C
Kopernik image 2001/05/16.13214.4C
John N. Gretchen III image 2001/05/18.2514.13C color version
JM Llappasset image 2001/05/19.86114.1R
Eric Barbotin image 2001/05/19.981C
Donn Starkey image 2001/05/20.12514.5
Josep M. Bosch image 2001/05/25.85414.7C
Gianluca Masi image 2001/05/25 ?14.3Rc
Rafael Ferrando image 2001/05/26.86014.31CR
Solar Conjunction
Weidong Li image 2001/09/1819:C

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David Bishop
Last modified: Fri May 24 13:26:11 EDT 2002