Supernova 2003L in NGC 3506

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2003L in NGC 3506 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.

sn03l_i.jpg Discovered by Tom Boles and independently by Mike Schwartz of LOTOSS.  This one is a rare type Ib/c Hypernova (like 2002ap).  This web page was generated on an airplane somewhere above the Rocky Mountains. We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from Tom Boles' discovery image.

The following is a list of images of this SN, in chronological order. Click on the name in the "Image Credit" 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
Discovery image 2003/01/12.14816.9C local mirror
KAIT image 2003/01/13.55016.0:C
Josep M. Bosch image 2003/02/02.03015.2CR local mirror
Josep M. Bosch image 2003/02/06.00015.0CR local mirror
Josep M. Bosch image 2003/02/27.9015.5CR
Josep M. Bosch image 2003/04/01.91115.7CR
A. Leroy image 2003/04/03.856CR
JM Llapasset image 2003/04/04.891CR
J. Nicolas image 2003/04/04.997CR

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Last modified: Fri Dec 13 09:16:04 EST 2002