Supernova 2004aw in NGC 3997

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2004aw in NGC 3997.   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.

sn04aw_i.jpg This discovery is shared by Tom Boles (UK) and Koichi Itagaki (Japan) This was at first classified as a type Ia found vary young, but this later got changed to type Ic.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from Tom Boles's discovery image.  This supernova is in the Constellation Leo.

The following is a list of images of this SN, in chronological order. Click on the name in the "Image Credit" column to see the image. Times and dates are in UT unless otherwise noted. If you know of any others, please tell me! h
Image CreditDateMagFilterComments
Tom Boles image 2004/03/19.85117.1CRDiscovery, local mirror
K. Itagaki image 2004/03/20.51015.8CRDiscovery
Yasuo Sano image 2004/03/21.65016.38CR
Diego Rodriguez image 2004/03/22.93016.2CR
Beaver Meadow Obs image 2004/03/23.15816.5CR
LOSS image 2004/03/25C
Ole Nielsen image 2004/03/26.01516.3CR
Paolo Corelli image 2004/03/27.83116.0C
C. Dupuy image 2004/03/28.01216.5CR
Arnaud Leroy image 2004/03/28.85016.8CR
Stefano Moretti image 2004/03/28.915.6C
Beaver Meadow Obs image 2004/03/29.19016.7Rc
Stig Foss image 2004/03/31.055C
Diego Rodriguez image 2004/04/09.02616.7C
Ramon Naves image 2004/04/09.85415.9CR
Adrian Jones image 2004/04/15.004C
Jean Benoit DE Vanssay image 2004/04/15.97817.3CR
Kopernik image 2004/04/16.85417.7C
Josep M. Bosch image 2004/04/20.816.8V
C. Dupuy image 2004/04/24.03817.2CR
Jean Marie Llapasset image 2004/05/18.88317.7:CR
C. Dupuy image 2004/05/19.93717.9R

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Last modified: Wed Apr 28 15:34:08 EDT 2004