Supernova discovery statistics

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For the years covered, 1052 supernovae and 0 extragalactic novae were reported.
1047 of these supernovae were named by CBAT,
0 were given possible supernova designations,
and 5 were not reported to CBAT.
431 supernovae were found in NGC/IC galaxies, 718 were found in named galaxies
337 objects were discovered by amateurs
56 were brighter than 13th Magnitude
313 were brighter than 16th Magnitude
658 were brighter than 18th Magnitude
277 Type I supernovae were found
  210 Type Ia
  16 Type Ib
  13 Type Ic
  11 Type I-pec
160 Type II supernovae were found
  9 Type IIn
  11 Type IIP
  1 Type IIb
  2 Type IIL
  0 Type II-pec
4 LBV (supernova impostors) were found
608 were untyped
Of the 0 novae that were reported  0 were reported to CBAT and 0 were not
  0 were given official names by CBAT
  0 were found in M31
  0 were found in M81
  0 were found in M33
  0 were untyped


 123 objects were discovered by Fritz Zwicky (prof) (1973K)
  86 objects were discovered by Jean Mueller (prof) (1995bc)
  85 objects were discovered by Christian Pollas (prof) (1995bd)
  81 objects were discovered by Charles Kowal (prof) (1984C)
  59 objects were discovered by Robert McNaught (prof) (1995U)
  47 objects were discovered by Paul Wild (prof) (1994M)
  36 objects were discovered by Miklos Lovas (prof) (1995am)
  36 objects were discovered by Roberto Antezana (prof) (1993ag)
  35 objects were discovered by Marina Wischnjewsky (prof) (1993ah)
  30 objects were discovered by Milton Humason (prof) (1961Q)
  26 objects were discovered by Robert Evans (1995ad)
  21 objects were discovered by Leonida Rosino (prof) (1979B)
  18 objects were discovered by L. E. Gonzalez (prof) (1992bs)
  17 objects were discovered by Saul Perlmutter (prof) (1994G)
  15 objects were discovered by Supernova Cosmology Project (prof) (1995at)
  14 objects were discovered by unknown (1983aa)
  10 objects were discovered by Chavira (1969E)
  10 objects were discovered by Rudnicki (prof) (1967E)
   9 objects were discovered by Gates (1965P)
   8 objects were discovered by J. Maza (1983C)
   8 objects were discovered by Metlova (1987D)
   7 objects were discovered by Edwin Hubble (prof) (M33 varC)
   6 objects were discovered by Dunlap (1976E)
   6 objects were discovered by Johnson (1995J)
   5 objects were discovered by Chai (1953C)
   5 objects were discovered by Chinese observers (1054)
   5 objects were discovered by Kearns (1961S)
   5 objects were discovered by Reaves (1966G)
   5 objects were discovered by Treffers, Filippenko, Leibundgut, (prof) (1993Z)
   4 objects were discovered by Arp (1982D)
   4 objects were discovered by Carlton Pennypacker (1987K)
   4 objects were discovered by Gomes (1961E)
   4 objects were discovered by Haro (1965G)
   4 objects were discovered by Kimeridze (1989M)
   4 objects were discovered by Wolf (1926A)
   3 objects were discovered by Candeo (1988Z)
   3 objects were discovered by Curtis (1915A)
   3 objects were discovered by Hoffmeister (1965K)
   3 objects were discovered by Jolly (1971I)
   3 objects were discovered by Jones (1941C)
   3 objects were discovered by Kormendy (1973O)
   3 objects were discovered by Reiki Kushida (1995D)
   3 objects were discovered by Romano (1970O)
   3 objects were discovered by Williams, Martin (1995W)
   2 objects were discovered by Antipin (1985U)
   2 objects were discovered by Berger (1962I)
   2 objects were discovered by Boyd (1935A)
   2 objects were discovered by Fairall (1971R)
   2 objects were discovered by Filippenko, Sargent (prof) (1988M)
   2 objects were discovered by Gal-Yam, Sharon, Maoz (1995bf)
   2 objects were discovered by High-Z Supernova Search Team (1995ao)
   2 objects were discovered by Horiguchi (1985G)
   2 objects were discovered by Ikeya (1988A)
   2 objects were discovered by Jankovich (1968S)
   2 objects were discovered by John Huchra (1972L)
   2 objects were discovered by Karachentsev, Kopylov (1977G)
   2 objects were discovered by Kirshner (1971N)
   2 objects were discovered by Kulikovskij (1977A)
   2 objects were discovered by Kurochkin (1976F)
   2 objects were discovered by Leibundgut, Albert (1985M)
   2 objects were discovered by Liller (1992A)
   2 objects were discovered by Maury, (1988N)
   2 objects were discovered by Mike Richmond (1988ac)
   2 objects were discovered by Mnatskanian (1970P)
   2 objects were discovered by Notni, Oleak (1953H)
   2 objects were discovered by Okazaki (1984E)
   2 objects were discovered by Peters (1994T)
   2 objects were discovered by Pigatto (1972J)
   2 objects were discovered by Priser (1970H)
   2 objects were discovered by Schildknecht (1986K)
   2 objects were discovered by Shachbazian (1968V)
   2 objects were discovered by Spanhauer, Cameron (1985D)
   2 objects were discovered by Tsvetkov (1984D)
   2 objects were discovered by Turatto (1994N)
   2 objects were discovered by William Wren (1994Y)
   2 objects were discovered by Young, Ritchie (1978B)
   1 objects were discovered by Alessandro Gabrijelcic (1995E)
   1 objects were discovered by Alexander Wassilieff (1994Z)
   1 objects were discovered by Allen (1987I)
   1 objects were discovered by Altobelli (1604)
   1 objects were discovered by Ambartsumyan (1974I)
   1 objects were discovered by Anderson, Luyten (1966O)
   1 objects were discovered by Arganbright (1985K)
   1 objects were discovered by Arp, Madore (1976L)
   1 objects were discovered by Arp, Sulentic (1982D)
   1 objects were discovered by Balanowsky (1919A)
   1 objects were discovered by Barker (1994U)
   1 objects were discovered by Bennett (1968L)
   1 objects were discovered by Bertaud (1963K)
   1 objects were discovered by Binggeli, Leibundgut, Tammann (1984I)
   1 objects were discovered by Birkle (1992ap)
   1 objects were discovered by Blades, Griffiths, Ward (1978G)
   1 objects were discovered by Boyce (1935C)
   1 objects were discovered by Boyd, Huruhata (1935A)
   1 objects were discovered by Brown (1994L)
   1 objects were discovered by Burgat (1974G)
   1 objects were discovered by Cameron, Spanhauer (1985E)
   1 objects were discovered by Candeo, Christian Pollas (1988Z)
   1 objects were discovered by Cappellaro, (1986M)
   1 objects were discovered by Christian Buil (1992I)
   1 objects were discovered by Chuadze (1967C)
   1 objects were discovered by Cohen, Clark, Smith (1985Q)
   1 objects were discovered by Comte (1988aa)
   1 objects were discovered by Cortini, Villi (1994W)
   1 objects were discovered by Deutsch (1950M)
   1 objects were discovered by Erastova (1972S)
   1 objects were discovered by F. Garcia (1993J)
   1 objects were discovered by Faber (1980P)
   1 objects were discovered by Fesen (1953K)
   1 objects were discovered by Fleming (1895B)
   1 objects were discovered by Ford, Rubin (1971U)
   1 objects were discovered by Francic (1979G)
   1 objects were discovered by Gautschy, Singer (1985N)
   1 objects were discovered by George Ritchey (1917A)
   1 objects were discovered by Gilmore (1978A)
   1 objects were discovered by Gomez, Lopez, Rey, Catchpole (1992ac)
   1 objects were discovered by Goranskij (1972H)
   1 objects were discovered by Grizunova (1970A)
   1 objects were discovered by Hansen (1988T)
   1 objects were discovered by Haro, Hoffmeister (1965G)
   1 objects were discovered by Hartwig (1885A)
   1 objects were discovered by Hawkins (1978I)
   1 objects were discovered by Heeschen, Yin (1982aa)
   1 objects were discovered by Herzog (1968F)
   1 objects were discovered by Huchra (1975J)
   1 objects were discovered by Inasaridze (1980L)
   1 objects were discovered by Iskudarian (1968W)
   1 objects were discovered by Jolly, Clark (1971I)
   1 objects were discovered by Jolly, Dunlap (1971D)
   1 objects were discovered by Keel (1985S)
   1 objects were discovered by Kielkopf et al., Tsvetkov (1983I)
   1 objects were discovered by Klein (1938C)
   1 objects were discovered by Klemola (1976K)
   1 objects were discovered by Knight (1991T)
   1 objects were discovered by Kohoutek (1973F)
   1 objects were discovered by Lampland (1923A)
   1 objects were discovered by Lane, Gray (1995F)
   1 objects were discovered by Laurent Drissen and Veronique Petit (NGC 2366 V1)
   1 objects were discovered by Le Borgne, Sanahuja, Maddox (1995O)
   1 objects were discovered by Lee, Zealey (1978D)
   1 objects were discovered by Leibundgut, Binggeli (1986C)
   1 objects were discovered by Leibundgut, Cameron (1986B)
   1 objects were discovered by Liller, Brown (1992A)
   1 objects were discovered by Logan (1971L)
   1 objects were discovered by Luyten (1907A)
   1 objects were discovered by Marcario (1975H)
   1 objects were discovered by Martin, Williams (1994R)
   1 objects were discovered by Maury, Phinney, Reid (1988N)
   1 objects were discovered by Mayall (1948B)
   1 objects were discovered by Mendez (1963E)
   1 objects were discovered by Metlova, Schildknecht (1987F)
   1 objects were discovered by Meusinger (1993ak)
   1 objects were discovered by Mikolajczak (1989N)
   1 objects were discovered by Mitchell (1994S)
   1 objects were discovered by Moraru (1992ak)
   1 objects were discovered by Muller, Pizarro (1982R)
   1 objects were discovered by Nemec (1985H)
   1 objects were discovered by Noergaard-Nielsen, Joergensen, Hansen (1988U)
   1 objects were discovered by Nunes, Pellegreni, et al. (1983P)
   1 objects were discovered by Paparo (1976C)
   1 objects were discovered by Patchick (1987L)
   1 objects were discovered by Pease, Curtis (1912A)
   1 objects were discovered by Pesci, Mazza (1995al)
   1 objects were discovered by Peters, Challis (1994T)
   1 objects were discovered by Petrosian, Oganian (1987C)
   1 objects were discovered by Pizarro, Miranda, Pasquini, Leibundgut (1990I)
   1 objects were discovered by Pizarro, Schild (1983L)
   1 objects were discovered by Popescu et al. (1995ah)
   1 objects were discovered by Pronik (1983U)
   1 objects were discovered by Raychaudhury, Williger (1991P)
   1 objects were discovered by Reaves, (1966G)
   1 objects were discovered by Reinmuth (1901A)
   1 objects were discovered by Remillard, Brissenden, Halpern, Eracleous (1991D)
   1 objects were discovered by Rosker (1980I)
   1 objects were discovered by Ryder et al. (1978K)
   1 objects were discovered by Sackett (1994P)
   1 objects were discovered by Samaha (1935B)
   1 objects were discovered by Sandage (1955C)
   1 objects were discovered by Sanduleak (1981J)
   1 objects were discovered by Schmidt et al. (1995K)
   1 objects were discovered by Schurer (1957A)
   1 objects were discovered by Schuster (1980O)
   1 objects were discovered by Schweizer, Phillips (1978C)
   1 objects were discovered by Sersic (1962M)
   1 objects were discovered by Shao (1977D)
   1 objects were discovered by Shelton, Duhalde, Jones (1987A)
   1 objects were discovered by Shunji Sasaki (1992G)
   1 objects were discovered by Smith, Wells (1992bd)
   1 objects were discovered by Taniguchi (1988E)
   1 objects were discovered by Terlevich, Melnick (1984Z)
   1 objects were discovered by Thouvenot (1990N)
   1 objects were discovered by Tim Puckett et al. (1994I)
   1 objects were discovered by Tokarz, Garnavich (1995bb)
   1 objects were discovered by Treffers, Filippenko, Van Dyk, (prof) (1994D)
   1 objects were discovered by Van Buren, Jarrett, Terebey, Beichman, Shure, Kamins (1992bu)
   1 objects were discovered by Van Dyk, Treffers, Filippenko, Paik (prof) (1994ae)
   1 objects were discovered by Van Maanen (1926B)
   1 objects were discovered by Van Winckel (1992C)
   1 objects were discovered by Wachmann (1938B)
   1 objects were discovered by Wade (1976D)
   1 objects were discovered by Wolf, Reinmuth (1926A)
   1 objects were discovered by Yakimov (1966B)
   1 objects were discovered by Zaytseva (1963I)
   1 objects were discovered by hueler (1572)
   1 objects were discovered by van Agt (1970N)
   1 objects were discovered by van Gorkom, Rupen, Knapp, Gunn (1986J)
   1 objects were discovered by van den Bergh (1969O)
   1 objects were discovered by van der Kruit, Arp (1974C)

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