Supernova 2001fa in NGC 673

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2001fa in NGC 673 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.

sn01fa_i.gif Discovered by LOTOSS. This makes the second supernova that Weidong Li has found in this galaxy, the other being 1996bo which he found well working for BAO. This is a type IIn, found early, so it should last awhile. 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!
Image CreditDateMagFilterComments
LOTOSS image 2001/10/18.416.9CDiscovery
JM Llapasset image 2001/10/22.03216.0CR
Siska, Vicar,
Kastelic image
Marco Migliardi image 2001/10/22.9316.4C
J Nicolas image 2001/10/22.95716.3CR
Josep M. Bosch image 2001/10/23.8915.1C
Beaver Meadows Obs 2001/10/25.04216.3CR
JM Llapasset image 2001/10/25.05216.3CR
John Gretchen image 2001/10/26.1315.3C color version
Virgilio Gonano image 2001/10/26.0115.1C
Rafael Ferrando image 2001/10/26.86715.9CR
Mike O'Connor and
T. DiLapo image
Josep M. Bosch 2001/11/07.85016.5C
Josch Hambsch image 2001/11/14.91816.8CR
Kereszty Zsolt image 2001/11/17.82714.1C
JM Llapasset image 2001/11/20.90616.7CR
Claudine Rinner image 2001/11/20.97316.9CR
Kopernik image 2001/12/12.10117.9CR

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Last modified: Mon Dec 17 08:50:58 EST 2001