Re: (IAAC) SN1999cl in M88 continues to brighten!
Lew Gramer wrote:
> ------- Forwarded Message
> Date: Tue, 8 Jun 1999 12:51:04 +0900 (JST)
> From: Hitoshi YAMAOKA <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Multiple recipients of <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: SN 1999cl in NGC 4501
> Dear SN watchers,
> >Bright SN has been discovered by LOSS KAIT team. See IAUC 7185 for
> >details. The host galaxy NGC 4501 is fairly nearby one (v_r is about
> >2500 km/s), so the expected SNeIa maximum would be order of 14 mag.
> This SN is still rising. According to IAUC 7190, the spectrum of SN
> 1999cl on June 4.2 UT shows that it is of type Ia, probably before
> maximum. It is noted that SN is heavily extinguished by the
> interstellar dust. Then the CCD magnitude would be normally brighter
> than visual or V-band estimates.
Indeed it is. I had no trouble seeing SN 1999c at 249x with the 17" f/15
classical Cassegrain at the Naylor Observatory on Tuesday evening.
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