Supernovae 2011ap in IC 1277

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2011ap in IC 1277.   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 links web page.

image Discovered independantly by Tom Boles (UK) Koichi Itagaki (Japan).   This one a Type IIn, in the same galaxy as Type Ia 2006gz.   This one stayed on the TOCP page for a month.  It was announced by Koichi Itagaki as PSN J18102840+3100342 and by Tom Boles as TCP J18102841+3100343 (because it could have been a LBV).   We have a Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.   This supernova is in the Constellation Hercules.

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 2011/02/15.521C
Tom Boles 2011/02/16.23418.5CDiscovery
Tom Boles 2011/02/18.54718.5C
Koichi Itagaki 2011/02/21.85518.3CDiscovery
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/02/22.44617.6C
Robert Koff 2011/02/22.4518.3C
T. Yusa 2011/02/22.46918.0C
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/02/22.48717.0CR
Ken-ichi Kadota 2011/02/22.73017.9C
Koichi Itagaki 2011/02/22.85518.1C
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/02/23.50816.8CR wide field
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/02/24.49816.7CR
Lode Stevens 2011/02/25.28C
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/02/25.51216.4C
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/03/01.50415.94CR
Manfred Mrotzek 2011/03/06.177C
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/03/06.50515.97CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/03/09.49215.75CR
JM Llapasset 2011/03/10.20016.0CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/03/11.48315.83CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/03/12.49215.9CR wide field color
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/03/15.50615.8CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/03/19.41515.9CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/03/21.37515.9CR
Denis Buczynski 2011/03/24.006C
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/03/24.46916.1CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/03/28.50116.31CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/04/02.48716.6CR
Denis Buczynski 2011/04/03.175C
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/04/05.48316.8CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/04/08.47817.0CR
Juan J. González 2011/04/11.16217.4R
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/04/11.40817.2CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/04/16.46917.4CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/04/20.42317.7CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/04/24.37418.1CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/04/28.40818.1CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2011/05/04.39018.5CR

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