Supernova 2004S in MCG -5-16-21

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2004S in MCG -5-16-21.   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.

sn04s_i.jpg Discovered by the Perth Astronomical Research Group.   This one is some distance from the nucleus of it's host galaxy.   It is a very bright type Ia considering its host galaxy.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from Roland Santallo's image.  This supernova is in the Constellation Canis 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
Perth Astronomical
Research Group image
Roland Santallo image 2004/02/07.43614.0CRmirror
Berto Monard image 2004/02/08.01314.5CR
Ella Sanders image 2004/02/09
Ella Sanders image 2004/02/10
Juan Lacruz image 2004/02/13.84214.5 mirror, mirror (Click here first)
Ella Sanders image 2004/02/16

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Last modified: Thu Feb 12 10:57:34 EST 2004