Supernovae 2012au in NGC 4790

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2012au in NGC 4790.   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 by Catalina Real-Time Transient Survey and Stan Howerton (USA).   This one a Type Ib, found young.   It is vary close to the core of the host galaxy, and is the brightest supernova so far this year.   We have a Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.   This supernova is in the Constellation Virgo.

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
CRTS 2012/03/02.3618.2CDiscovery
Stan Howerton 2012/03/14.4513.8C
Stan Howerton 2012/03/15.16513.5C
Joseph Brimacombe 2012/03/15.31913.6L
Leonid Elenin 2012/03/15.334713.2C
Stan Howerton 2012/03/16.33713.41V
Robert Koff 2012/03/16.457113.0C
JM Llapasset 2012/03/16.96412.7:CR
Giancarlo Cortini 2012/03/17.0812.9C
Stan Howerton 2012/03/17.33713.33V
Stan Howerton 2012/03/18.33813.25V
Juanjo González 2012/03/19.00212.8R
William Wiethoff 2012/03/19.268C
Riccardo Mancini 2012/03/19.93113.1C
Stan Howerton 2012/03/20.01513.28C
Stan Howerton 2012/03/21.37513.26V
Adrian Sonka 2012/03/21.956913.398V
JM Llapasset 2012/03/22.93513.4:CR
Adrian Sonka 2012/03/23.98013.5V
Stan Howerton 2012/03/25.18613.5V
Stan Howerton 2012/04/02.28713.99V
Adrian Sonka 2012/04/10.86114.3V
Stan Howerton 2012/04/11.25514.44V
Stan Howerton 2012/04/19.14914.7V
Adrian Sonka 2012/04/19.80514.6V
Adrian Sonka 2012/04/27.85415.0V
Aurelio Grillo 2012/04/20.833C
Rafael Benavides 2012/05/10.95715.2C
Stan Howerton 2012/05/13.13816.0V
Stan Howerton 2012/06/23.21015.6V

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