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AAVSO Special Notice #78

SN 2007oc in NGC 7418A
November 3, 2007

The Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams (see CBET 1114) have announced 
the discovery of supernova SN 2007oc in the southern galaxy NGC 7418A.  The 
galaxy was discovered at magnitude 13.6 on November 3.06 UT (approx 
JD 2454407.5).  The supernova has since been detected on an image taken 
October 23.09 (approx JD 2454396.6) at magnitude 13.3, and is therefore in its 
declining phase.

The J2000 coordinates of the supernova are given as 

RA: 22 56 41.77 
Dec: -36 46 22.3

No information was given about the type, and we do not have a sequence 
immediately available.

Further details will be issued via an Alert Notice if required.

This AAVSO Special Notice was prepared by Matthew Templeton.


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