Supernova 2001ib in NGC 7242

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2001ib in NGC 7242 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.

sn01ib_i.jpg Discovered independantly by British amateurs Mark Armstrong and Ron Arbour. For a galaxy of this type, this supernova is unusually bright. I posted the first data on this supernova early Saturday morning, and by Sunday afternoon I was generating a web page to hold images of it. We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal. Icon created from Mark Armstrong'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!
Image CreditDateMagFilterComments
Ron Arbour 2001/12/07.78615.3CDiscovery, local mirror
Mark Armstorng image 2001/12/07.80815.3CDiscovery, mirror, local mirror
Mark Armstrong image 2001/12/08.72615.3C mirror, local mirror
Martin Mobberley image 2001/12/08.795C mirror
CROSS image 2001/12/08.8116.11C
Cedric Leyrat image 2001/12/08.80515.6CR
Paolo Corelli image 2001/12/08.89615.4C
Maurice Gavin image 2001/12/09.752C
JM Llapasset image 2001/12/09.75716.4:CR
J Nicolas image 2001/12/10.84715.8CR
Ljubljana image 2001/12/10.89015.5CR
JB DE Vanssay image 2001/12/10.94015.5CR
Josep M. Bosch image 2001/12/11.9415.2C
Fred Ewalt image 2001/12/11.94314.9CR
Kopernik image 2001/12/12.01416.8C Image of entire cluster
JM Llapasset image 2001/12/12.75516.3:CR
David Richards image 2001/12/14.875< 16.5C
Martin Mobberley image 2001/12/14.844C
Claudine Rinner image 2001/12/16.77917.4CR
Kereszty Zsolt image 2001/12/17.76715.8C
Antonio Peņa image 2001/12/17.932C
Esteban Reina Lorenz image 2001/12/22C

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Last modified: Mon Jan 14 09:42:10 EST 2002