Supernova 2009hd in M61

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2009hd in NGC 3627 (= M66).   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.

image Discovered by Berto Monard (South Africa).   This one is a highly reddened type IIP.   For a supernova in a Messier galaxy, this one is not that bright at Mag 16.   It is also fairly close to the sun (not far from Saturn), so observing it is difficult.   We have a DSS Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.   Icon generated from the discovery image.   This supernova is in the Constellation Leo.

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
Koichi Itagaki 2009/06/23.48017.2Cprediscovery
Koichi Itagaki 2009/06/26.49816.3Cprediscovery
Berto Monard 2009/07/02.69015.8CDiscovery
Berto Monard 2009/07/03Cconformation
Lode Stevens 2009/07/06.93C
Joseph Brimacombe 2009/07/07.416.0IR
Joseph Brimacombe 2009/07/08.217.1L
Joseph Brimacombe 2009/07/09.1816.6IR
Joseph Brimacombe 2009/07/09.1817.2L
Joseph Brimacombe 2009/07/09.1816.8R
Joseph Brimacombe 2009/07/09.4616.5IR
Berto Monard 2009/07/09C
Rodrigo Losada 2009/07/09.87516.2CR
Stan Howerton 2009/07/10.15416.5C

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