Supernova 2002bx in IC 2461

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2002bx in IC 2461 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.

sn02bx_i.gif Discovered independantly by LOTOSS and Tom Boles (UK). This is found to be a type II supernova on the rise in an edge on galaxy. We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the Pollux Observatory 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
LOTOSS image 2002/04/01.216.8CDiscovery
Tom Boles image 2002/04/01.94316.2CDiscovery, mirror, local mirror
Mark Armstrong image 2002/04/03.900C
G. Vandenbulcke image 2002/04/04C
Remanzacco Obs image 2002/04/04C
A. Leroy image 2002/04/04.918CR
Fred Ewalt image 2002/04/05.07616.7C
Matin Mobberley image 2002/04/05.852C
J.B. De Vanssay image 2002/04/08.90716.4CR
R. Poncy image 2002/04/09.82116.7CR
Pepe Manteca image 2002/04/09.98916.7CR
Diego Rodriguez image 2002/04/09.98916.7CR
Fred Ewalt 2002/04/11.05516.6C color version
Rafael Ferrando image 2002/04/13.84016.37CR
Esteban Reina Lorenz image 2002/04/13.88916.25CR
Josch Hambsch image 2002/04/13.90316.6C
Arnaud Leroy image 2002/04/13.96916.5CR
Pedro Re' image 2002/04/15.89016.29C
Rafael Ferrando image 2002/04/15.89016.41CR
Rui Goncalves image 2002/04/15.95816.1CR
R. Poncy image 2002/04/16.87116.6CR
Pepe Manteca image 2002/04/17.90016.42CR
James R. Foster image 2002/04/18.187LRGB
Diego Rodriguez image 2002/04/23.91016.45CR
Eric Barbotin image 2002/04/24.87816.5CR
J.B. De Vanssay image 2002/04/24.93016.4CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/04/30.84016.4CR
Albert Sanchez image 2002/04/30.87116.47V
Rafael Ferrando image 2002/04/30.88116.4CR
Kopernik image 2002/05/04.21216.58C
Rafael Ferrando image 2002/05/04.83616.4CR
Rezman Obs image 2002/05/06.837C
Rafael Ferrando image 2002/05/11.89116.46CR
R. Poncy image 2002/05/12.85316.6CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/05/14.86716.2CR
JB DeVanssay image 2002/05/15.92116.4CR
J Nicolas image 2002/05/16.85216.2CR
Rafael Ferrando image 2002/05/17.83916.42CR
Pepe Manteca 2002/05/1916.57R
A. Leroy image 2002/05/20.88116.5CR
Rafael Ferrando image 2002/05/24.90016.4CR
Albert Sanchez image 2002/05/30.89016.4C
J Nicolas image 2002/05/31.87816.7:CR
Rafael Ferrando image 2002/06/02.87616.44CR
Rafael Ferrando image 2002/06/08.89916.58CR

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Last modified: Tue Jun 4 12:01:40 EDT 2002