Supernova 2005df in NGC 1559

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2005df in NGC 1559.   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.

sn05df_i.jpg Discovered by Robert Evans (Austrailia).   The brightest supernova of the year so far.   This marks the 3rd time that Robert Evans has discovered a supernova in this very southern galaxy, and he does it visually.   This is a somewhat unusual type Ia found young, the other two were type IIs.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the Ted Dobosz's image.   This supernova is in the Constellation Reticulum.

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
Ted Dobosz image 2005/08/05CFITS version
Ted Dobosz image 2005/08/06Ccolor
Berto Monard image 2005/08/06.113.4C
Berto Monard image 2005/08/1412.3C
ESO image 2005/08/24VRIcolor, WOW!
Berto Monard image 2005/10/05.11014.5C
Rolf Olsen images 2005/11/30.543color
Berto Monard image 2005/12/26
Stu Park image 2005/12/27.541
Stu Park image 2006/01/27

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