POSSIBLE SUPERNOVA IN PGC 47206

Zhijian Xu(Nanjing,Jiangsu,China) and Xing Gao (Urumqi,Xinjiang,China), report the discovery of a possible supernova (mag approximately 17.4) on a 40-s survey image (limiting mag about 19.2)taken by Xing Gao in Xingming ObservationSky Survey(C42) around Jan .19.86250 UT. using a unfiltered CCD ( + Celestron C14 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope D=356-mm @f/6.9 ).the new object approximately located at R.A. =13h 28m 02s.90 Decl.=+31<57'36".5(equinox 2000.0). Which is about 0.3" east and 5.0" north of the center of the PGC 47206.
Nothing is visible at this position on archival images taken on Jan. 7(limiting mag 19.0) or on the DSS(POSS2/UKSTU Red) from May. 5,1989(limiting mag about 19.8)

NET USNO-A2.0

XM46ZX C2012 01 19.86250 13 28 02.90 +31 57 36.5 17.4 V C42

All images can be seen from: http://www.xjltp.com/XOSS/XM46ZX/XM46ZX.htm

C42,Xingming Observatory,Mt. Nanshan. Observers Z.Xu,X.Gao,Measurers Z.Xu 0.36-m f/6.9 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope and CCD.



 

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 Discovery image taken by C42 on Jan.19.86250 UT,2011LM=19.5,40S

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archival image taken on Jan. 02 and Jan .03

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