Supernova 2005af in NGC 4945

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2005af in NGC 4945.   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.

sn05af_i.jpg Discovered by CEAMIG/REA Supernovae Search (Brazil).   This one is VERY southern (-49.5), but very bright.   As another bright type II it may be with us for some time.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the discovery image.   This supernova is in the Constellation Centaurus.

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
D. Verrascina image 2005/02/03.15812.7CPrediscovery mirror
Cristovao Jacques image 2005/02/08.2212.8CDiscovery mirror, mirror
Berto Monard image 2005/02/12.84012.5C
CSP/LCO image 2005/02/15?C
Gianluca Masi image 2005/03/07.083C
Capella Observatory image 2005/05/10RGBcolor, Wow!

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