Supernova 2002an in NGC 2575

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2002an in NGC 2575 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.

sn02an_i.gif Discovered by Japanese amateur Yasuo Sano. This supernova was found on the rise. We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.

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
Discovery image 2002/01/22.52216.1CDiscovery, local mirror
Pepe Manteca image 2002/01/24.95715.6C
Odd Trondal 2002/01/25.099C
Rafael Ferrando image 2002/01/26.89215.5C
Esteban Reina Lorenz 2002/01/26.96915.6C
Zorko Vičar and Matija Kastelic image 2002/01/30.93715.7C
Yasuo Sano image 2002/01/31.42516.0C
Rezman Obs image 2002/02/01.858C local mirror
Josch Hambsch image 2002/02/03.01215.5C
Yasuo Sano image 2002/02/06.47516.13C
JM Llappaset image 2002/02/08.03616.1CR
Esteban Reina Lorenz image 2002/02/09.92016.1C w/ asteriod 1995 AJ1
Yasuo Sano image 2002/02/11.52216.35CR
JM Llappaset image 2002/02/11.83616.2CR
Yasuo Sano image 2002/02/13.41316.35CR
Fred Ewalt image 2002/02/15.09016.38C
Yasuo Sano image 2002/02/16.43116.40CR Shows the evolution of this supernova
JB DE Vanssay image 2002/02/18.99216.3CR
Yasuo Sano image 2002/02/19.60916.47CR Shows the evolution of this supernova
JM Llappaset image 2002/02/20.08916.5CR
JM Llappaset image 2002/03/03.88016.5CR
CROSS image 2002/03/04.7716.35CR
JB. De Vanssay image 2002/03/04.93316.3CR
Yasuo Sano image 2002/03/05.55616.61CR Shows the evolution of this supernova
R Poncy image 2002/03/08.79816.4CR
JM Llappaset image 2002/03/08.83416.3CR
E. Barbotin image 2002/03/09.84016.5CR
D. Lefoulon image 2002/03/09.97316.5CR
R Poncy image 2002/03/10.80716.4CR
JM Llappaset image 2002/03/10.80916.4CR
R Poncy image 2002/03/12.92116.3CR
E. Barbotin image 2002/03/25.20516.7CR
Yasuo Sano image 2002/03/31.47116.94CR
J.B. De Vanssay image 2002/04/08.88317.2CR
Yasuo Sano image 2002/05/04.49218.12CR

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Last modified: Fri Apr 26 15:45:38 EDT 2002