Supernova 2006aj (GRB 060218) in Anonymous

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2006aj in an anonymous galaxy.   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.

sn06aj_i.jpg Origially a gamma ray burst discovered by the Swift burst alert telescope.   This supernova is the afterglow of gamma ray burst GRB 060218.   The spectrum shows it to be a type Ib/c.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the SDSS image.   This supernova is in the Constellation Aries.

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
SDSS image 2006/02/21.0117.92Ccolor
Lode Stevens image 2006/02/24.88C
Markku Nissinen image 2006/02/25.62517.5CR
Adrian Jones image 2006/02/25.87017.5C
JM Llapasset image 2006/02/28.78417.5CRmirror
Nick James image 2006/02/28.79217.6C
Taurus Hill Obs image 2006/02/28.83317.4CR
David Briggs image 2006/02/28.83917.8V
David Storey image 2006/02/28.847C
Wolfgang Kloehr image 2006/03/02.80517.36C
Taurus Hill Obs image 2006/03/03.73817.4CR
Taurus Hill Obs image 2006/03/07.75017.6CR
Joel Nicolas image 2006/03/11.79717.7:CR
LOSS image UndatedC

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