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ESO 494-G26

Special Notice #23: 0802-27 Supernova 2006mq in ESO 494-G26 (Puppis)

November 6, 2006

Daniel W. E. Green, Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams, reports (Central Bureau Electronic Telegram 721) that N. Lee and W. Li report the Lick Observatory Supernova Search (LOSS) discovery of an apparent supernova on unfiltered KAIT images taken on Oct. 22.56 UT (CCD magnitude 12.7) and Nov. 5.50 UT (magnitude 13.2).

SN 2006mq is located 16.6" east and 124.3" south of the center of ESO 494-G26, at:

R.A. = 08h 06m 12.39s, Decl. = -27o 33' 45.4" (2000.0)

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