Supernova discovery statistics for 2012

These are supernova stastics for the year 2012. If there are other statistics you are interested in, please let me know.
Page re-generated at: 2017/02/27.088 UT

For the year 2012, 1045 supernovae and 47 extragalactic novae were reported.
247 of these supernovae were named by CBAT,
75 were given possible supernova designations,
and 723 were not reported to CBAT.
88 supernovae were found in NGC/IC galaxies, 242 were found in named galaxies
152 objects were discovered by amateurs
4 were brighter than 13th Magnitude
80 were brighter than 16th Magnitude
321 were brighter than 18th Magnitude
550 Type I supernovae were found
  490 Type Ia
  23 Type Ib
  34 Type Ic
  26 Type I-pec
149 Type II supernovae were found
  25 Type IIn
  35 Type IIP
  10 Type IIb
  0 Type IIL
  1 Type II-pec
9 LBV (supernova impostors) were found
338 were untyped
Of the 47 novae that were reported  46 were reported to CBAT and 1 were not
  1 were given official names by CBAT
  29 were found in M31
  12 were found in M81
  4 were found in M33
  22 were untyped


 376 objects were discovered by CRTS (prof) (CSS121221:090700+314505)
 199 objects were discovered by PTF (prof) (PTF12dhk)
 176 objects were discovered by La Silla-QUEST (prof) (LSQ13i)
  54 objects were discovered by MASTER (prof) (2012ib)
  52 objects were discovered by OGLE (prof) (OGLE-2012-SN-050)
  23 objects were discovered by CHASE (prof) (2012hv)
  23 objects were discovered by Kamil Hornoch et al. (Nova M31 2012-12a?)
  20 objects were discovered by Tim Puckett, Jack Newton, et al. (PSN J06015600-1756344)
  15 objects were discovered by Italian Supernovae Search Project (2012if)
  15 objects were discovered by Stu Parker (2012hd)
  14 objects were discovered by LOSS (prof) (PSN J18223801+1226179)
  11 objects were discovered by PS1 (prof) (PS1-12sk)
  10 objects were discovered by SUDARE/VOICE collaboration (prof) (2012fn)
   9 objects were discovered by THU-NAOC Transient Survey (TNTS) (prof) (2012ik)
   8 objects were discovered by Berto Monard (PSN J02195999-4124042)
   7 objects were discovered by Doug Rich (2012et)
   7 objects were discovered by Koichi Itagaki (2012ho)
   7 objects were discovered by ROTSE (prof) (2012ha)
   7 objects were discovered by Xing Gao et al. (prof) (2012ig)
   6 objects were discovered by unknown (PSN J01232438+0925545)
   5 objects were discovered by Dark Energy Survey (prof) (DES12C3a)
   5 objects were discovered by Koichi Nishiyama and Fujio Kabashima (2012ht)
   5 objects were discovered by TAROT La Silla telescope (prof) (PSN J05452726-2556322)
   4 objects were discovered by Tom Boles (2012hj)
   3 objects were discovered by Ella Sanders (PSN J12003192+3157011)
   3 objects were discovered by Giancarlo Cortini (2012dq)
   3 objects were discovered by Kiso Supernova Survey (prof) (2012ct)
   3 objects were discovered by Peter Marples (2012hr)
   2 objects were discovered by Masaki Tsuboi (2012fh)
   2 objects were discovered by Ron Arbour (2012fj)
   2 objects were discovered by SWIFT (prof) (2012eb)
   1 objects were discovered by B. Mikuz (2012em)
   1 objects were discovered by Carnegie Observatories (Discovery of outburst) (HDE 269006)
   1 objects were discovered by David Grennan (2012ej)
   1 objects were discovered by Fabio Martinelli and Riccardo Mancini (2012dz)
   1 objects were discovered by G. Bock and S. Parker (2012fd)
   1 objects were discovered by Greg Bock (2012gc)
   1 objects were discovered by HST (prof) (SN Cardinal)
   1 objects were discovered by John Seach (Nova LMC 2012)
   1 objects were discovered by K. Sárneczky et al. (2012bj)
   1 objects were discovered by Kunihiro Shima (PSN J07250042+2347030)
   1 objects were discovered by M. Koishikawa (2012id)
   1 objects were discovered by Martin Henze et al. (prof) (Nova M31 2012-02b?)
   1 objects were discovered by Paolo Fagotti (2012aw)
   1 objects were discovered by Stanislav Korotkiy et al. (Nova M31 2012-01c?)
   1 objects were discovered by T. Kryachko et al. (2012ae)
   1 objects were discovered by Yoji Hirose (2012ei)

Back to Archives
Back to Latest Supernovae