A telex message from the U.K. Schmidt Telescope Unit reports the following precise position, by Zealey and Tritton, of the possible supernova mentioned on IAUC 3221: R.A. = 13h27m32s.60, Decl. = -21o29'24".0 (equinox 1950.0). The object, located 15" due west of the galaxy's nucleus, was of photographic magnitude 20.0 on May 25.
International Astronomical Union Circular
- Pub Date:
- May 1978