Supernova 2006ov in M61
This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2006ov in NGC 4303 = (M61).   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.
Discovered by Koichi Itagaki (Japan).
Note: The offsets as posted in
CBET 756 are not correct, and have
been corrected on the main page.
This is a type II found a few weeks after the event.
Note that this galaxy just emerged from solar conjunction.
is one of our more
prolific galaxies when it comes to supernovae.
This will be the fifth one observed in the 100+ years we have been looking.
The last one was 1999gn.
We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.
Icon generated from the discovery image.
This supernova is in the
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!
|Slooh obs image||2006/11/10.056||C||prediscovery|
|Slooh obs image||2006/11/23.012||color, prediscovery|
|Koichi Itagaki image||2006/11/24.86||14.8||C||Discovery|
|Lode Stevens image||2006/11/26.999||C|
|CROSS image||2006/11/28.21||C||color, mirror|
|Ballatrix Observatory image||2006/11/29.167||C|
|JM Llapasset image||2006/11/30.181||15.5||R||mirror|
|JM Llapasset image||2006/11/30.183||15.3||V||mirror|
|JM Llapasset image||2006/11/30.185||15.6||CR||mirror|
|TNG image||2006/12/01.27||C||color, Wow!|
|Rodrigo Losada image||2006/12/16.25||15.6||CR|
|Josť Hernandez image||2006/12/16.251||15.16||C|