J. Maza, Department of Astronomy, University of Chile, reports the independent discovery of this supernova (B about 16.5) by Marina Wischnjewsky, on a T-Max 400 film taken by L. E. Gonzalez with the Maksutov telescope at Cerro El Roble on May 19.99 UT. The object was not present on a film obtained on Apr. 29 (B > 19).
International Astronomical Union Circular
- Pub Date:
- May 1998