[vsnet-alert 21015] Re: AT 2017eaw: probable supernova (12.8 mag) in NGC 6946

Patrick Schmeer pasc1312-aavso@yahoo.de via vsnet-alert vsnet-alert at ooruri.kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Sun May 14 23:23:57 JST 2017

Subo Dong (KIAA-PKU) and K. Z. Stanek (Ohio State):
"Confirmation of AT 2017eaw, a Probable Supernova
in NGC 6946" (ATel #10372)

LCO V-band confirmation image (on the left):


"Patrick Schmeer" <pasc1312-aavso at yahoo.de> wrote:

AT 2017eaw in NGC 6946  (SN:)

Patrick Wiggins, Tooele, UT, USA, reports his discovery
of a possible supernova (mag about 12.8) on an
unfiltered CCD frame taken 2017 May 14.2383 UT using
a 0.35-m f/5.5 reflector near Erda, UT, USA. The new
object is located at
R.A. 20h34m44.24s, Decl. +60°11’35.9” (equinox 2000.0),
about 153” NW of the center of NGC 6946. The discovery
image was posted temporarily at URL
Wiggins notes that nothing was visible at this position
on an image taken on May 12.


AT 2017eaw: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017eaw

Clear skies,
Patrick Schmeer

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