Supernova 2005bf in MCG +00-27-5

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2005bf in MCG +00-27-5.   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.

sn05bf_i.gif Discovered independantly by Berto Monard (South Africa) and Lick Observatory Supernova Search (USA).   This is one of the supernova which holds the distinction of having changed type from type Ic to type Ib.   This one also has an unusual light curve as noted by CSP.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the discovery image.   This supernova is in the Constellation Sextans.

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
Berto Monard image 2005/05/05.72218.0CRDiscovery
LOSS image 2005/05/06.317.8CDiscovery
Lode Stevens image 2005/05/07?RGB
CSP/LCO image 2005/04/08?C
Sergio Castellon image 2005/04/10?BVIcolor
T. Chatterton image 2005/06/14.16518.0C

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