Supernovae 2017dfc in M63

This page is devoted to information on Supernova 2017dfc in M63.   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 Gaia Photometric Science Alerts programme (USA).   This one is a Type Ia, found near peak.   It turns out not to be in M63, but in a galaxy far behind it.   M63 has a red shift of 0.001614, 2017dfc has a red shift of 0.06 (~40 times further away).   We have a Photometry reference image made by Odd Trondal.   This supernova is in the Constellation Canes Venatici.

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
Kunihiro Shima 2017/04/02.718Cunconfirmed
David Dominé 2017/04/03.003Cunconfirmed, animated GIF
Olivier Labreuvoir 2017/04/06.023Cunconfirmed
Marc Serrau 2017/04/07.956> 19.0:CR
Matthieu Conjat 2017/04/08.114C animated GIF
Doug Rich 2017/04/15.11018.0CR
Daniele Gasparri 2017/04/17.927C
Gérard Parent 2017/04/17.937C
Jan Erik Johansen 2017/04/18.000C
John Read 2017/04/19.000C
Enrico Prosperi 2017/04/20.82918.1CR
Jordi Camarasa 2017/04/20.830C
Giancarlo Cortini 2017/04/20.830C
Raymon Kneip 2017/04/20.833> 17.0C
Marc Deldem 2017/04/20.86318.4:CV
Marc Serrau 2017/04/20.91218.0:CR
Joseph Brimacombe 2017/04/21.29418.3C
Gianluca Masi 2017/04/21.821C
Marc Serrau 2017/04/21.88818.0:CR
Soulier Jean-François 2017/04/21.93518.4R
Gregor Krannich 2017/04/21.93817.7V
Gianni Cerrato and Valentina Saltarelli 2017/04/22.000C
Robert Spellman 2017/04/22.193C
Masanori Mizutani 2017/04/22.55018.4C
Andre Mantero 2017/04/22.85518.9V
Raoul van Eijndhoven 2017/04/23.000C
Patrick Martinez 2017/04/23.020C color
Doug Slauson 2017/04/23.106C
William Wiethoff 2017/04/23.117C
Taras Rabarskyi 2017/04/23.333C
Jose Carrillo 2017/04/23.91117.7CR
Adriano Valvasori 2017/04/23.963C color
Adolfo San Segundo 2017/04/24.04017.6CR
Gerhard Dangl 2017/04/25.018C
Georg M. Piehler 2017/04/29.875C
Marc Serrau 2017/04/29.96218.4:CR
Christian Dudzik 2017/04/30.876C
Christian Dudzik 2017/05/28.896C

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