Supernova 2006ak in PGC 83454

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2006ak in PGC 83454.   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.

sn06ak_i.jpg Discovered by MASTER robotic telescope (Russia).   PGC 83454 is a small galaxy about 2' east of NGC 3539.   Another type Ia.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the discovery image.   This supernova is in the Constellation Uras Major near the border with Leo.

The following is a list of images of this SN, in chronological order. Click on the name in the "Image Credit" 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
MASTER robotic telescope images 2006/02/08.9917.0CPreiscovery
MASTER robotic telescope images 2006/02/17.914515.8RDiscovery
MASTER robotic telescope image 2006/02/17.9694CConfirmation
Joel Nicolas image 2006/02/23.05716.2CR
Lode Stevens image 2006/02/23.15C
JM Llapasset image 2006/02/25.15816.3CRmirror
Nick James image 2006/02/28.884C
Paolo Corelli image 2006/12/17.000C

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