NGC 908

Special Notice #12: 0218-21 Supernova 2006ce (Cetus)

May 11, 2006: Daniel W. E. Green, Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams, reports (IAU Circular 8709) the discovery by L. A. G. Monard, Pretoria, South Africa, of a bright apparent supernova in NGC 908 (Cetus) at unfiltered CCD magnitude 12.4 on images taken May 10.14 UT using a 0.30-m reflector. Monard reported nothing was visible at the location of SN 2006ce on the Digitized Sky Survey (limiting mag 20.5 R) or on his images taken prior to April 1 (limiting mag ~18).