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[vsnet-campaign-sn 468] SN Ia 2002er

Dear SN watchers,

In [vsnet-campaign-sn 466]:
>SN2002er  20020816.2  <190C  KAI
>SN2002er  20020823.2  175:C  KAI
>SN2002er  20020824.2  169:C  KAI
># The host galaxy of SN 2002er is UGC 10743 (offset is 12"W,5"N), a
># nearby spiral or lenticular (Sa?) galaxy somewhat afftected the
># Milky Way extinction.  The expected maximum for typical SN Ia is
># mag about 14.8.  It seems to be a young SN in a rising phase, so the
># followup observations are quite encouraged.

  According to IAUC 7961, a spectroscopy of SN 2002er at the INT on La
Palma revealed that it is of type Ia, about 10 days before maximum on
Aug. 26.93.  The host-galaxy extinction also exist as well as the
Milky Way one, so the expected maximum for typical SN Ia is mag about

Sincerely Yours,
Hitoshi Yamaoka, Kyushu Univ., Japan

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