List of Supernovae in NGC and IC galaxies - 1996.


This data comes from IAU Circulars and occasionally more data will be provided on IAU's Astronomical Headlines page.

This is a partial list of the SN discovered in 1996. For more informat, you can look at the following Supernova Catalogs:

  • IAU List of Supernovae since 1885
  • Asiago's Supernova catalog
  • M. Richmonds's lisf of SNe since 1989

    96 Supernova were discovered in 1996, 27 better 18th magnitued, 24 in NGC or IC galaxies.
    The brightest SN this year was 1996X in NGC 5061 at Mag 13.

    1996cr, IAUC 8823 discovered 1996/03/16.710 by Columbia Astrophysics Laboratory
    Found in ESO 97-G13 at R.A. = 14h13m10s.01, Decl. = -65°20'44".4
    Located 0" east and 23" south of the center of ESO 97-G13
    Mag > 19.7 (16.6:3/19), Type IIn (z=0.0014) (References: CBET 879, (876 corrected), TNS, OSC)

    1996co, IAUC 7029 discovered 1996/12/20.000 by Jean Mueller
    Found in an anonymous galaxy at R.A. = 10h18m57s.48, Decl. = +62°15'12".1
    Located 5" west and 9" south of the center of the host galaxy
    Mag 18.0:12/20, Type unknown (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996ce, IAUC 6548 discovered 1996/12/16.000 by Christian Pollas
    Found in MCG +5-31-167 at R.A. = 13h16m15s.47, Decl. = +30°15'52".6
    Located 6" west and 2" north of the center of MCG +5-31-167
    Mag 18.0:12/16, Type unknown (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996cd, IAUC 6531 discovered 1996/12/16.000 by Christian Pollas at R.A. = 07h57m20s.73, Decl. = +11°12'23".7 Mag 18.5:12/16, Type Ib? (z=0.048) (offset 16E 2N) (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996cc, IAUC 6525, discovered 1996/12/19 by Shunji Sasaki
    Found in NGC 5673 at R.A. = 14h31m28s.45, Decl. = +49°57'43".8
    Located 25" west and 14" north of the center of NGC 5673 (ISN image)
    Mag 15, Type II (z=0.0068) (References: IAUC 6527, 6529, TNS, OSC)
    Note: A star of mag 15 is located 30" west, 35" north.

    1996cb, IAUC 6524, discovered 1996/12/15 by Masakatsu Aoki
    Found in NGC 3510 at R.A. = 11h03m41s.98, Decl. = +28°54'13".7
    Located 20".9 west and 65".7 north of the center of NGC 3510 (Discovery image) (Nick James image (mirror) (ISN image) (CfA image)
    Mag 16.5, Type IIb (z=0.0026) (CfA light curve) (CfA spectrum) (CfA spectrum) (CfA spectrum) (References: IAUC 6528, 6529, 6562, TNS, OSC)

    1996ca, IAUC 6523, discovered 1996/12/15 by Masakatsu Aoki
    Found in NGC 7300 at R.A. = 22h30m59.26s, Decl. = -13°59'50.9"
    Located 8".7 west and 20".5 north of the center of NGC 7300 (Discovery image) (ISN image) (CfA image)
    Mag 16.5, Type Ia (z=0.017) (CfA Spectrum) (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996bz, IAUC 6523 discovered 1996/11/03.000 by Christian Pollas
    Found in an anonymous galaxy at R.A. = 02h31m24s.13, Decl. = +39°43'51".3
    Located 2" west and 5" north of the center of the host galaxy
    Mag 19.3:11/3, Type unknown (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996by, IAUC 6522 discovered 1996/12/14.000 by BAO Supernova Survey
    Found in UGC 3379 at R.A. = 05h58m24s.96, Decl. = +68°27'12".1
    Located 7" west and 28" south of the center of UGC 3379 (CfA image)
    Mag 16.5:12/14, Type Ia (CfA Spectrum) (References: IAUC 6523, TNS, OSC)

    1996bx, IAUC 6517 discovered 1996/11/18.000 by Mount Stromlo Abell Cluster Supernova Search Team at R.A. = 03h59m16s.45, Decl. = -53°22'26".3 Mag 19.2:11/18, Type Ia (offset 1E 0N) (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996bw, IAUC 6512, discovered 1996/11/30 by BAO Supernova Survey
    Found in NGC 664 at R.A. = 01h43m44.51s, Decl. = +04°13'19.0"
    Located 19".7 west and 3".3 south of the center of NGC 664 (CfA Image) (Kuma image) (CfA image) (CfA article
    Mag 17.5, Type II (z=0.018) (References: IAUC 6403, 6520, 6551, 6557, TNS, OSC; SN 1997W, 1999eb)

    sn96bv_i.gif 1996bv, IAUC 6508, discovered 1996/11/20 by BAO Supernova Survey
    Found in UGC 3432 at R.A. = 06h16m13s.04, Decl. = +57°03'08".4
    Located 3.6" northwest of the center of UGC 3432 (Plaskett Telescope image)
    Mag 15.5, Type II (References: TNS, OSC; SN 2003kb)

    1996bu, IAUC 6505, discovered 1996/11/14 by Reiki Kushida
    Found in NGC 3631 at R.A. = 11h20m59.30s, Decl. = +53°12'08.4"
    Located 32".0 west and 117".0 north of the center of NGC 3631 (ISN image) (CfA image)
    Mag 17.3, Type IIn (z=0.0004) (CfA spectra) (References: TNS, OSC; SN 1965L 1964A)

    1996bt, IAUC 6503 discovered 1996/11/10.000 by P. Berlind
    Found in CGCG 85-9 at R.A. = 06h52m00s.00, Decl. = +16°18'00".0
    Located 2" west and 1" north of the center of CGCG 85-9
    Mag 16.5:11/10, Type Ia (z=0.008923) (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996bs, IAUC 6502 discovered 1996/11/03.000 by Christian Pollas at R.A. = 02h44m46s.30, Decl. = +39°29'26".5 Mag 19.0:11/3, Type unknown (offset 4E 0N) (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996br, IAUC 6502 discovered 1996/11/03.000 by Christian Pollas
    Found in an anonymous galaxy at R.A. = 02h34m53s.53, Decl. = +41°07'13".7
    Located 2" east and 8" north of the center of the host galaxy
    Mag 18.5:11/3, Type unknown (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996bq, IAUC 6500, discovered 1996/11/12 by Christian Pollas
    Found in NGC 996 at R.A. = 02h38m40.03s, Decl. = +41°39'17.8"
    Located 1" east and 27" north of the center of NGC 996
    Mag 18.7:10/12, Type unknown (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996bp, IAUC 6498 discovered 1996/08/11.000 by Robert McNaught
    Found in MCG -6-4-53 at R.A. = 01h35m20s.80, Decl. = -32°46'51".0
    Located 8" west and 15" south of the center of MCG -6-4-53
    Mag 18.0:8/11, Type IIP (References: TNS, OSC)

    sn96bo_i.gif 1996bo, IAUC 6497, discovered 1996/10/18 by BAO Supernova Survey; Mark Armstrong; K. Okazaki, Kahoku-machi, Yamagata-ken
    Found in NGC 673 at R.A. = 01h48m22.80s, Decl. = +11°31'15.8"
    Located 6".14 east and 1".58 south of the center of NGC 673 (Kuma image) (The Astronomer 1996bo page) (ISN image) (Nick James image (mirror)) (BAO image)
    Mag 16.5, Type Ia (References: IAUC 6498, 6499, 6500, TNS, OSC; SN 2001fa)

    1996bn, IAUC 6496 discovered 1996/10/17.000 by Jean Mueller
    Found in UGC 3430 at R.A. = 06h15m48s.00, Decl. = +64°26'00".0
    Located 3" west and 5" south of the center of the UGC 3430
    Mag 18.0:10/17, Type Ia? (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996bm, IAUC 6492 discovered 1996/10/04.000 by Mount Stromlo Abell Cluster Supernova Search Team at R.A. = 00h44m40s.85, Decl. = -63°44'44".6 Mag 20.5:10/4, Type unknown (offset 0W 1N) (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996bl, IAUC 6492 discovered 1996/10/11.000 by Christian Pollas
    Found in an anonymous galaxy at R.A. = 00h36m17s.97, Decl. = +11°23'40".5
    Located 3" west and 6" north of the center of the host galaxy
    Mag 17.4:10/11, Type Ia (CfA spectra) (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996bk, IAUC 6491, discovered 1996/10/12 by Piero Mazza and Stefano Pesci
    Found in NGC 5308 at R.A. = 13h46m57.98s, Decl. = +60°58'12.9"
    Located 18" west and 10" south of the center of NGC 5308 (Pedro Ré image) (Kuma image) (Nick James image (mirror) (mirror)) (ISN image) (Pedro Ré image) (Pedro Ré image) (Pedro Ré image) (Martin Mobberly image) (Nick James image)
    Mag 14.5, Type Ia (CfA spectra) (References: IAUC 6502, TNS, OSC)
    Visual Discovery of SN 1996bk in NGC 5308 by Stefano Pesci

    1996as, IAUC 6469 discovered 1996/08/03.000 by Robert Evans
    Found in an anonymous galaxy at R.A. = 21h05m36s.30, Decl. = -52°22'41".2
    Located 11" west and 11" north of the center of the host galaxy
    Mag 17.5:8/3, Type II (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996ar, IAUC 6461 discovered 1996/08/20.000 by Christian Pollas
    Found in an anonymous galaxy at R.A. = 01h31m52s.40, Decl. = -02°13'03".0
    Located 19" east and 2" north of the center of the host galaxy (Plaskett Telescope image)
    Mag 18.5:8/20, Type Ia (References: TNS, OSC)

    sn96aq_i.gif 1996aq, IAUC 6454, discovered 1996/08/17 by Masakatsu Aoki
    Found in NGC 5584 at R.A. = 14h22m22.73s, Decl. = -00°23'24.3"
    Located 15" west and 8" south of the center of NGC 5584 (ISN image)
    Mag 15.7, Type Ic (References: IAUC 6458, CBET 1714, TNS, OSC; ATEL 1974, 1994 SN 2007af)

    1996an, IAUC 6442, discovered 1996/07/27 by Masakatsu Aoki
    Found in NGC 1084 at R.A. = 02h46m00.83s, Decl. = -07°34'20.3"
    Located 15" east and 22" north of the center of NGC 1084 (The Astronomer 1996an page) (ISN image) (VSNet images)
    Mag 14, Type II (References: IAUC 6444, TNS, OSC; SN 2009H, 1998dl, 1963P)

    1996am, IAUC 6441 discovered 1996/07/12.000 by Mount Stromlo Abell Cluster Supernova Search Team at R.A. = 21h46m07s.48, Decl. = -44°00'12".7 Mag 19.0:7/12, Type Ia (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996al, IAUC 6437, discovered 1996/07/22 by Robert Evans and R. Benton, and S. Beaman
    Found in NGC 7689 at R.A. = 23h33m16s.1s, Decl. = -50°05'02".0
    Located 0" west and 30" north of the center of NGC 7689 (ISN image)
    Mag 14.0, Type II (References: IAUC 6438, TNS, OSC)

    1996ak, IAUC 6434, discovered 1996/07/13 by Christian Buil
    Found in NGC 5021 at R.A. = 13h12m04.42s, Decl. = +46°11'38.4"
    Located 25" west and 13" south of the center of NGC 5021 (Kuma image) (ISN image)
    Mag 18.5, Type II (References: IAUC 6437, 6438, TNS, OSC)

    1996aj, IAUC 6424 discovered 1996/06/15.000 by Mount Stromlo Abell Cluster Supernova Search Team at R.A. = 13h29m06s.82, Decl. = -29°14'02".0 Mag 18.5:6/15, Type Ia (z=0.105) (offset 4W 0N) (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996ai, IAUC 6422, discovered 1996/06/16 by Claudio Bottari
    Found in NGC 5005 at R.A. = 13h10m58.13s, Decl. = +37°03'35.4"
    Located 24" east and 4" north of the center of NGC 5005 (ISN image)
    Mag 14.5, Type Ia (CfA spectra) (References: IAUC 6423, 6425, 6427, TNS, OSC)
    VSNet 1996ai page, The Discovery of SN 1996ai in NGC 5005 by Claudio Bottari

    1996ah, IAUC 6421, discovered 1996/06/06 by Jean Mueller
    Found in NGC 5640 at R.A. = 14h20m39.02s, Decl. = +80°07'21.0"
    Located 4".7 west and 3".3 south of the center of NGC 5640
    Mag 18, Type Ia (References: IAUC 6427, TNS, OSC)

    sn96ae_i.gif 1996ae, IAUC 6409, discovered 1996/05/21 by Vagnozzi, G. Piermarini, and V. Russo, S. Lucia Observatory
    Found in NGC 5775 at R.A. = 14h53m59.81s, Decl. = +03°31'46.3"
    Located 31" east and 54" south of the center of NGC 5775 (Kuma image) (P. Poyet image) (The Astronomer 1996ae page) (ISN image) (Brendan Downs image)
    Mag 16.5, Type IIn (CfA spectrum) (References: IAUC 6410, 6411, TNS, OSC)
    The Discovery of SN 1996ae in NGC 5775 by Antonio Vagnozzi

    1996ad, IAUC 6408 discovered 1996/05/09.000 by Robert Evans
    Found in an anonymous galaxy at R.A. = 15h59m05s.91, Decl. = +19°48'08".1
    Located 2" east and 1" north of the center of the host galaxy
    Mag 18.5:5/9, Type unknown (References: IAUC 6408, TNS, OSC)

    1996ac, IAUC 6406 discovered 1996/05/21.000 by Robert McNaught
    Found in CGCG 14-25 at R.A. = 12h24m11s.24, Decl. = +01°24'14".7
    Located 2" west and 3" north of the center of CGCG 14-25
    Mag 16.5:5/21, Type Ia (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996ab, IAUC 6405 discovered 1996/05/12.000 by Jean Mueller
    Found in an anonymous galaxy at R.A. = 15h21m08s.35, Decl. = +27°55'36".8
    Located 10" west and 15" north of the center of the host galaxy (CfA image)
    Mag 18.5:5/12, Type Ia (References: IAUC 6410, TNS, OSC)

    1996aa, IAUC 6403, discovered 1996/05/16 by Wayne Johnson (aka Mr. Galaxy)
    Found in NGC 5557 at R.A. = 14h18m25s.4s, Decl. = +36°29'39".0
    Located 5" west and 3" north of the center of NGC 5557 (Discovery image) (Kuma image) (P. Poyet image) (ISN image)
    Mag 17, Type Ia (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996Z, IAUC 6401, discovered 1996/05/16 by Wayne Johnson (aka Mr. Galaxy)
    Found in NGC 2935 at R.A. = 09h36m44.82s, Decl. = -21°08'51.7"
    Located 4" east and 71" south of the center of NGC 2935 (Discovery image) (ISN image)
    Mag 16, Type Ia (References: IAUC 6403, TNS, OSC)

    1996Y, IAUC 6385 discovered 1996/04/10.000 by Jean Mueller
    Found in CGCG 39-135 at R.A. = 11h21m32s.57, Decl. = +02°53'14".0
    Located 7" west and 13" north of the center of CGCG 39-135
    Mag 18.5:4/10, Type unknown (References: TNS, OSC)

    sn96x_i.gif 1996X, IAUC 6380, discovered 1996/04/12 by Robert Evans; Kesao Takamizawa
    Found in NGC 5061 at R.A. = 13h18m01s.13, Decl. = -26°50'45".3
    Located 52" west and 31" south of the center of NGC 5061
    Mag 16 (13:4/12), Type Ia (References: IAUC 6381, 6384, TNS, OSC; SN 2005cn)
    SN 1996X images sub-page

    1996W, IAUC 6379, discovered 1996/04/10 by BAO Supernova Survey
    Found in NGC 4027 at R.A. = 11h59m29s.03, Decl. = -19°15'22".0
    Located 3" west and 40" north of the center of NGC 4027 (Kuma image) (Mark Armstrong image) (BAO image)
    Mag 16, Type II (References: IAUC 6380, TNS, OSC)

    1996V, IAUC 6376, discovered 1996/03/28 by Jean Mueller
    Found in NGC 3644 at R.A. = 11h21m31.23s, Decl. = +02°48'40.4"
    Located 25" west and 5" north of the center of NGC 3644 (Mark Armstrong image)
    Mag 16.5:3/28, Type unknown (References: IAUC 6377, 6379, TNS, OSC)

    1996P, IAUC 6357, discovered 1996/03/25 by Jean Mueller
    Found in NGC 5335 at R.A. = 13h52m52.61s, Decl. = +02°48'30.2"
    Located 58" west and 22" south of the center of NGC 5335
    Mag 17, Type Ia (References: IAUC 6377, TNS, OSC)

    1996O, IAUC 6352 discovered 1996/03/21.000 by Robert Evans
    Found in MCG +3-41-115 at R.A. = 16h06m00s.00, Decl. = +18°12'00".0
    Located 20" west and 2" south of the center of MCG +3-41-115
    Mag 18.0:3/21, Type Ia (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996N, IAUC 6351, discovered 1996/03/12 by Perth Astronomical Research Group
    Found in NGC 1398 at R.A. = 03h38m55.31s, Decl. = -26°20'04.1"
    Located 46" east and 12" north of the center of NGC 1398
    Mag 16, Type Ib/c (References: IAUC 6375, TNS, OSC)

    1996M, IAUC 6347 discovered 1996/03/19.000 by Robert McNaught
    Found in an anonymous galaxy at R.A. = 12h51m17s.73, Decl. = -13°01'11".7
    Located 21" east and 0" north of the center of the host galaxy
    Mag 18.0:3/19, Type II (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996L, IAUC 6346 discovered 1996/03/19.000 by Robert McNaught
    Found in ESO 266-G10 at R.A. = 11h38m37s.80, Decl. = -43°25'13".8
    Located 20" east and 2" north of the center of ESO 266-G10
    Mag 18.5:3/19, Type IIn (References: IAUC 6346, TNS, OSC)

    1996D, IAUC 6317, discovered 1996/02/09 by L. Drissen, C. Robert, Y. Dutil, and J.-R. Roy, Departement de Physique, Universite Laval
    Found in NGC 1614 at R.A. = 04h34m00s.30s, Decl. = -08°34'43".98
    Located 6".6 east and 0" north of the center of NGC 1614 (Discovery) (CFH image) (Fritz Zwicky image)
    Mag 18.2, Type Ic (z=0.015) (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996C, IAUC 6317 discovered 1996/02/15.000 by Jean Mueller
    Found in MCG +8-25-47 at R.A. = 13h50m48s.60, Decl. = +49°19'07".1
    Located 0" east and 14" north of the center of MCG +8-25-47 (CfA image)
    Mag 18.0:2/15, Type Ia (CfA Spectra) (References: TNS, OSC)

    1996B, IAUC 6292, discovered 1996/01/16 by Alessandro Gabrijelcic
    Found in NGC 4357 at R.A. = 12h23m56s.6s, Decl. = +48°46'42".0
    Located 25" west and 5" south of the center of NGC 4357 (ISN image) (Geminiano Montanari image (caption))
    Mag 17.5, Type II (References: IAUC 6351, TNS, OSC)

    1996A, IAUC 6289 discovered 1996/01/12.000 by Robert Evans at R.A. = 05h10m47s.10, Decl. = -03°00'25".0 Mag 18.0:1/12, Type II (offset 1E 4S) (References: TNS, OSC)


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