Supernova 2001ci in NGC 3079

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2001ci in NGC 3079 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 updates and links web pages.

sn01ci_i.gif Yet another LOTOSS discovery. This supernova spent alot of time as the "Possible in NGC 3079". It was thought to be a dim type II of the Eta Carini type, but it came out as a very dim type Ic. We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal. Icon created from the LOTOSS 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!
LOTOSS image 2001/04/25.218.3CDiscovery, mirror
Rafael Ferrando image 2001/05/05.991C
Y. Sano image 2001/05/07.501C
Odd Trondal image 2001/05/07.913< 17.5C
S. Morelli image 2001/05/13C
Kopernik image 2001/05/16.16716.6C
John N. Gretchen image 2001/05/19.5C color version

If you have observations of this Supernova, please send them to Use this VSNet data query to see what information has been reported so far.
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David Bishop
Last modified: Thu May 31 17:25:45 EDT 2001