Supernova 2002jy in NGC 477

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2002jy in NGC 477 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.

sn02jy_i.jpg The discovery of this one is shared by Ron Arbour and Tonny Vanmunster This one is a type Ia, found before max. We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from Ron Arbour'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
Ron Arbour image 2002/12/17.95216.3CDiscovery
Tonny Vanmunster image 2002/12/18.96CDiscovery
Fred Ewalt image 2002/12/21.94115.8C
Martin Mobberley image 2002/12/25.753C local mirror
Rafael Ferrando image 2002/12/28.82014.9CR
Ron Arbour image 2002/12/28.971C
Odd Trondal image 2002/12/30.75815.4CR
J. Nicolas image 2002/12/31.78415.8CR
Toma Hynek image 2002/12/31.89917:C
Torbjørn Fredriksen image 2003/01/03.73015.28C
Rezman Obs image 2003/01/03.86915.7C local mirror
Diego Rodriguez image 2003/01/03.90015.48CR
J. Nicolas image 2003/01/04.77416.0CR
J. Nicolas image 2003/01/05.77116.0CR
Nick James image 2003/01/07.854C
Martin Mobberley image 2003/01/07.792C local mirror
Josch Hambsch image 2003/01/08.74416.5V
Josch Hambsch image 2003/01/08.74816.6Rs
Ron Arbour image 2003/01/08.884C
Martin Mobberley image 2003/01/11.800C local mirror
Josep M. Bosch image 2003/01/11.80016.0CR
R. Poncy image 2003/01/16.72616.4CR
R. Poncy image 2003/02/06.74917.0CR
J. B. de Vanssay image 2003/02/17.82717.9CR

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Last modified: Fri Dec 13 09:16:04 EST 2002