Supernova 2008S in NGC 6946

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2008S in NGC 6946.   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.

image Discovered by Ron Arbour (UK).   This type IIn supernova is the 9th discovery is this galaxy.   The two most recent (which I have images for) are 2002hh and 2004et.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the discovery image.   This supernova is in the Constellation Cepheus.

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
Ron Arbour 2008/02/01.78917.6CDiscovery
Ron Arbour 2008/02/04.771C
Martin Mobberley 2008/02/04.77216.4CR mirror
JM Llapasset 2008/02/05.20216.5CR
Martin Mobberley 2008/02/06.77016.3CR mirror
Paolo Corelli 2008/02/06.77517.4V
Ron Arbour 2008/02/06.783C
David Briggs 2008/02/06.840C
Martin Mobberley 2008/02/08.77916.4CR mirror
Paolo Corelli 2008/02/09.76217.2V
Martin Mobberley 2008/02/09.77116.3CR mirror
Martin Mobberley 2008/02/10.78516.4CR mirror
Martin Mobberley 2008/02/11.76016.4CR mirror
Martin Mobberley 2008/02/12.79616.3CR mirror
Jørgen Albertsen 2008/02/15.19716.2C
Grzegorz Duszanowicz 2008/02/15.204C
Martin Mobberley 2008/02/15.77416.5CR mirror
Martin Mobberley 2008/02/26.78016.5CR mirror
SWIFT UpdatedCSpace telescope
Lars Hermansson 2008/03/04Ccolor
Nick James 2008/03/05.20817.26Vcolor
Martin Mobberley 2008/03/07.82216.8CR

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