Supernova 2004bd in NGC 3786

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2004bd in NGC 3786.   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.

sn04bd_i.jpg Discovered by Mark Armstrong.   The host galaxy makes a nice pair with NGC 3788.   A type Ia found at maximum brightness.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from Mark Armstrong's image.  This supernova is in the Ursa Major.

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
Ron Arbour images 2004/03/22.87616.1CPre Discovery
Ron Arbour images 2004/03/25.02415.5CPre Discovery
Ron Arbour images 2004/03/29.81114.7CPre Discovery
Martin Mobberley image 2004/04/07.845CVerification, local mirror
Mark Armstrong image 2004/04/07.93014.3CConfirmation, local mirror
Ron Arbour images 2004/04/08.98114.5C
Stefano Moretti image 2004/04/10.8114.5C
J. Nicolas image 2004/04/10.83814.3CR
Ole Nielsen image 2004/04/10.87215.1:CR
Carsten A. Arnholm image 2004/04/10.905CR
Paolo Corelli image 2004/04/11.84214.7CR
Kuba Malecki image 2004/04/11.917C
Martin Burri image 2004/04/14.948C
Jørgen Albertsen image 2004/04/15C
Jean Benoit DE Vanssay image 2004/04/15.96514.8CR
Kopernik image 2004/04/16.06916.5C
Kereszty Zsolt image 2004/04/22.9215.29
C. Dupuy image 2004/04/24.00315.5R

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Last modified: Thu Apr 15 14:03:25 EDT 2004