Supernova 2002fk in NGC 1309

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2002fk in NGC 1309 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.

sn02fk_i.gif Discovered almost simutaniously by R. Kushida of Japan and BAO in China. This one is a type Ia found on the rise, and getting very bright. We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the CTIO color image.

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!
Image CreditDateMagFilterComments
Berto Monard image 2002/09/19.84814.5C
H. Motegi image 2002/09/21C
CTIO image 2002/09/25BVIcolor
H. Motegi image 2002/09/25C Larger image
JM Llapasset image 2002/09/26.14313.1CR
J Nicolas image 2002/09/27.06313.01CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/09/28.06713.0CR
Josep M. Bosch 2002/09/28.1412.8CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/09/28.10713.0CR
Paulo Cacella image 2002/09/29.20813.0C local mirror
J. Nicolas image 2002/10/01.05713.01CR
Hamuy and Krisciunas image 2002/10/01.3813.36V
J. Nicolas image 2002/10/02.04213.0CR
Kereszty Zsolt image 2002/10/02.960BVRcolor
Ljubljana secondary school image 2002/10/03.05612.5C
H. Motegi image 2002/10/03C
R. Poncy image 2002/10/04.01913.0CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/10/04.15113.0CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/10/04.17213.0CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/10/05.10513.0CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/10/06.10113.1R
JM Llapasset image 2002/10/06.11113.0CR
Josep M. Bosch 2002/10/06.1213.2CR
C. Boivin image 2002/10/06.26913.4CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/10/07.05313.0CR
J. Nicolas image 2002/10/13.01613.6CR
Josep M. Bosch image 2002/10/13.0313.3CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/10/14.05913.6CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/10/14.07413.7R
Scott Beason image 2002/10/14.22913.5C
Rezman image 2002/10/17.031CR
Esteban Reina Lorenz image 2002/10/19.00813.9CR mirror
JM Llapasset image 2002/10/26.02314.0CR
Toma Hynek image 2002/10/27.987C
R Poncy image 2002/11/04.89914.3CR
J Nicolas image 2002/11/04.92514.3CR
Josep M. Bosch image 2002/11/06.0913.9CR
Rodrigo Losada image 2002/11/10.00814.5CR
Diego Rodriguez 2002/11/10.96514.4CR
R. Poncy image 2002/11/11.85414.5CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/11/26.89715.3CR
Josep M. Bosch image 2002/11/27.99814.6CR
JM Llapasset image 2002/12/07.87215.7CR
JB deVanssay image 2002/12/12.97015.6CR
KAIT/HST image 2005color, space telescope image

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Last modified: Fri Jun 28 15:08:23 EDT 2002