R. Kirshner, University of Michigan, reports that spectrophotometry by C. Canizares, G. Kriss and M. Johns at McGraw-Hill Observatory on Mar. 22 showed this object (cf. IAUC 3462) to be a supernova of type I, at mv ~ 15.5 and near maximum.
International Astronomical Union Circular
- Pub Date:
- March 1980