Supernova 2005az in NGC 4961

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2005az in NGC 4961.   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.

sn05az_i.jpg Discovered by J. C. Wheeler et. el from University of Texas (USA).   A bright type Ic.   This is a supernova that changed galaxies.   In some catalogs NGC 4960 (the originally reported host galaxy) is not the same object as NGC 4961.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the discovery image.   This supernova is in the Constellation Coma Berenices.

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
U of Texas image 2005/03/28.2117.4CRDiscovery
Odd Trondal image 2005/03/31.97215.7CR
Taurus Hill Obs image 2005/04/01.607CR
Lode Stevens image 2005/04/02.878RGB
Paolo Corelli image 2005/04/01.894C
LOSS image 2005/04/05?C
T. A. Heras image 2005/05/02.90215.0CR
Diego Rodriguez image 2005/05/08.92215.29CR

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