Supernova 2006ce in NGC 908

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2006ce in NGC 908.   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.

sn06ce_i.jpg Discovered by Berto Monard (South Africa).   A very bright type Ia in a southern galaxy.   Found when the host galaxy was just coming out of solar conjunction.   Berto told me that he was very surprised by the brightness of this object.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.  Icon generated from the discovery image.   This supernova is in the Constellation Cetus.

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 2006/05/10.14012.4CDiscovery mirror
Berto Monard image 2006/05/11.15112.55VConfirmation
Berto Monard image 2006/06/01C
Stu Parker image 2006/06/01.271< 12.8C
Berto Monard image 2006/07/02C
Berto Monard image 2006/07/10.1615.0C
Koichi Itagaki image 2006/08/24.71216.5C
Koichi Itagaki 2006/09/20.64117.0C
Berto Monard image 2006/11/06C

If you have observations of this Supernova, please send them to SNWeb. Use this data query to see what information has been reported so far.
Back to Bright Supernovae.
Back to Bright Supernovae - 2006
Please send feedback to
David Bishop