Supernova 2002bl in UGC 5499

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2002bl in UGC 5499 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.

sn02bl_i.jpg Discovered by Mark Armstrong (#36). A spectrum shows this to be another type Ib/c Hypernova (5th one). This one found after maximum. We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated 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
Doug Rich image 2002/02/12.21017.8CPre Discovery
Mark Armstrong image 2002/03/02.90117.0CDiscovery, local mirror
Josch Hambsch images 2002/03/07.93416.7C
JM Llapasset image 2002/03/08.862C
Josch Hambsch images 2002/03/10.80615.9C
John N. Gretchen III 2002/03/13.09217.8C color version
Odd Trondal images 2002/03/13.86316.5C
Fred Ewalt image 2002/03/15.10318.27R
Thanasis Georgiou image 2002/03/20.824C

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Last modified: Fri Apr 26 15:40:18 EDT 2002