Supernova 1999cw in MCG -01-02-001

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 1999cw in MCG -01-02-001 Basic information on this SN, including the last reported brightness, on this Supernova can be found on the main supernova page. Information on the original web pages for many of these images can be found on the Supernova links web page.

This is an exceptionally bright SN of a Pecular Type Ia, similar to 1991T, and 1999aa which are brighter than usual. MCG -01-02-001 is a barred spiral galaxy of mag 14.42, making this SN just about as bright as it's host galaxy.

Web pages dedicated to this SN.

  • Seiichi Yoshida's Latest Pictures of Novae and Supernovae page has a 1999cw sub page.

    The following is a list of images of this SN, in chronological order. Click on the name in the "observer" column to see the image. Times and dates are in UT unless otherwise noted. If you know of any others, please tell me!
    LOSS image 6/25.2/9914.2Cdiscovery
    KenIchi Kadota
    Seiichi Yoshida
    KenIchi Kadota
    Seiichi Yoshida
    APO image 7/9.427/9914.33V
    Larry Robinson image 7/25/9914.6C
    Enrico Prosperi image 9/12/99C log greyscale

    Light curves:

  • VSNET Light curve (requires JAVA).
    If you have observations of this Supernova, please send them to Use this VSNet data query to see what information has been reported so far. Other VSNet data on this SN:
  • [vsnet-alert 3168] SN 1999cw in MCG -01-02-001
  • [vsnet-chat 2047] Host galaxy of SN1999cw
  • [vsnet-chart 176] Chart of SN1999cw
  • [vsnet-alert 3191] SNe 1999da, 1999cw, 1999cz

    Latest Photometry:

  • [vsnet-recent 22663] SN1999cw recent (cont'd)
  • [vsnet-recent 33164] SN1999cw recent (cont'd)
    Back to Bright Supernovae - 1999.
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    David Bishop
    Last modified: Tue Jan 16 11:04:42 EST 2001