Supernova 2007aa in NGC 4030

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2007aa in NGC 4030.   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.

sn07aa_i.jpg Discovered by Takao Doi (USA/Japan).   Note that Takao Doi is not only an amature astronomer, he is also a JAXA/NASA astronaut.   He flew on STS-87 and is a space walker.   This is his second discovery.  This one is a type II found young.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the K. Itagaki image.   This supernova is in the Constellation Virgo.

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
Takao Doi 2007/02/18.40215.7CDiscovery
K. Itagaki 2007/02/19.63315.7CConfirmation
NHAO 2007/02/19.64315.7RConfirmation
CSP/LCO UndatedC
Sergio Castellon UndatedCcolor
Bernd Gaehrken 2007/02/21C
NHAO 2007/02/21.77RGBcolor
William Wiethoff 2007/02/22R
Lode Stevens 2007/02/23.98RGB
SWIFT 2007/02/24.6315.8Vspace telescope
Enrico Prosperi 2007/02/27.92215.63CR
José Hernandez 2007/03/08.13416.48CR mirror
José Hernandez 2007/03/13.09116.58CR
José Hernandez 2007/04/05.05616.0CR
Odd Trondal 2007/04/07.878CR
Daniel Mendicini 2007/04/13.04915.91C
Y. Hirose 2007/04/15.58215.7C
José Hernandez 2007/04/20.01715.6C
JM Llapasset 2007/04/23.84715.7CRmirror
Daniel Mendicini 2007/04/2717.41CV
Joel Nicolas 2007/04/27.85216.1CR
José Hernandez 2007/04/28.02516.1CR
JB de Vanssay 2007/05/01.89516.2CR
KAIT updatedC
Daniel Mendicini 2007/05/10.06516.83CR
Joel Nicolas 2007/05/15.85217.6CR
JB de Vanssay 2007/05/23.90717.8CR
José Hernandez 2007/05/27.97017.4CR
Joel Nicolas 2007/05/30.86017.7CR
Joel Nicolas 2007/06/13.87317.8:CR

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