A. V. Filippenko, D. C. Leonard, and M. Modjaz, University of California at Berkeley; and R. G. Eastman, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, report that CCD spectra (range 320-1000 nm) obtained on June 18 UT with the Shane 3-m reflector at Lick Observatory show that SN 1998cd (cf. IAUC 6909) is of type Ia, roughly 6 weeks past maximum brightness.
International Astronomical Union Circular
- Pub Date:
- June 1998