Supernova 2000db in NGC 3949

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2000db in NGC 3949 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 Supernova links web page.

sn00db_i.gif Masakatsu Aoki discovered this supernova in a fairly bright Mag 11.5 galaxy in southern part of UMa. This is an easy evening object for most of the northern hemisphere. We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal. Icon created from the Masakatsu Aoki discovery image.

Web pages dedicated to this SN.

  • Confirmation of a supernova
  • AAVSO has posted Flash 654
  • AUDE has a 2000db page in French [Translate]

    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!
    Masakatsu Aoki image 8/6.498/0014.3CDiscovery
    L.Kiss, J. Kasza,
    and S. Borza image
    Timur Kryachko image 8/8.784/00C
    Anton Spenko image 8/8.833/00C mirror
    Bernd Brinkmann image 8/8.875/0014.1C
    Rafael Ferrando image 8/8.903/0014.25C
    Hans Dannhoff image 8/8.983/0014.2CColor mirror
    C Leyrat image 8/9.842/0014.5C
    Rafael Ferrando image 8/10.885/0014.5C
    Zorko Vièar and
    Peter Mihor image
    Anton Spenko image 8/11.092/00C
    Rodrigo Losada image 8/11.879/0014.5C
    Mike Fleenor image 8/13.083/0014.7C
    JM Llapasset image 8/14.845/00CR
    Rodrigo Losada image 8/14.858/0014.4C
    Eric Barbotin image 8/16.859/00C
    B and C Chardonnens image 8/16.865/0014.4CR
    Rafael Ferrando image 8/17.858/0014.3C
    Bernd Brinkmann image 8/17.908/0014.3C
    Rafael Ferrando image 8/19.862/0014.4C
    Rafael Ferrando image 8/20.867/0014.45C
    Bernd Brinkmann image 8/23.869/0014.6C
    Kopernik image 8/23.875/0014.6C
    Rodrigo Losada image 8/25.017/0014.6C mirror
    Bernd Brinkmann image 8/25.866/0014.3C
    C Leyrat image 8/27.869/0014.9CR
    Bernd Brinkmann image 8/30.856/0014.9C
    Rafael Ferrando image 9/1.806/0015.35C
    JM Llapasset image 9/5.817/0015.0CR
    11/15/00Still visible
    12/19/00Still visible
    Claudine Rinner image 2001/01/13.09514.5CR
    Marc Serrau image 2001/01/13.95315.6CR
    Cédric Leyrat image 2001/02/16.92116.3CR
    Pedro Re image 2001/04/10.956C

    Light curves and Spectra:

  • VSNET Light curve (requires JAVA).
    If you have observations of this Supernova, please send them to Use this VSNet data query to see what information has been reported so far. Other VSNet data on this SN:
  • [vsnet-campaign-sn 41]

    Latest Photometry:

  • [vsnet-campaign-sn 44] SN2000db early photometry
  • [vsnet-recent-sn 120] SN2000db recent (cont'd)
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    David Bishop
    Last modified: Thu Apr 26 08:32:11 EDT 2001