Supernova 2004dk in NGC 6118

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2004dk in NGC 6118.   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.

sn04dk_i.gif Discovered by Lick Observatory Supernova Search.   A rare type Ic found very young in an NGC galaxy near declination 0.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the LOSS discovery image.  This supernova is in the Constellation Ophiuchus.

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
LOSS image 2004/07/31.20018.0CDiscovery
JM Llapasset image 2004/08/05.85716.2CR
Joel Nicolas image 2004/08/06.85816.1CR
Berto Monard image 2004/08/07.76915.6CR
Enrico Prosperi image 2004/08/07.85116.0CR
Joel Nicolas image 2004/08/09.85115.6CR
Enrico Prosperi image 2004/08/12.86CR
Joel Nicolas image 2004/08/14.83415.2CR
JM Llapasset image 2004/08/14.84915.1CR
Berto Monard image 2004/08/15.70014.8CR
JM Llapasset image 2004/08/18.82614.9CR
Joel Nicolas image 2004/08/19.84214.8CR
ESO image 2004/08/21color WOW!
Jørgen Albertsen image 2004/08/22.12CR
Joel Nicolas image 2004/08/26.82814.9CR
Diego Rodriguez image 2004/08/26.89514.95CR
Diego Rodriguez image 2004/08/30.89014.85CR
Enrico Prosperi image 2004/09/01.80115.2CR
Rodrigo Losada image 2004/09/04.87515.1C mirror
JM Llapasset image 2004/09/07.79915.2CR

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Last modified: Thu Jul 22 10:16:30 EDT 2004