From: "B Monard" <BMonard@mweb.co.za> To: "Taichi Kato" <email@example.com> Subject: SN 2002jp Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 18:38:28 +0200 Dear Taichi, I hereby report observations of SN 2002jp. You will notice that one of them is prediscovery (11 days before) and the other one is also well before the announcement. I overlooked the new star on the images because it was so far outside the galaxy... In view of the rarity of open skies here this is a hard lesson learned. Bronberg observatory / CBA Pretoria observer: Berto Monard MLF, Pretoria, South Africa location: -25 º 54' 48", 28º 26' 44"E, altitude 1590m instrumentation: LX200 12" f/4.2 with ST-7E, unfiltered conditions: long forgotten The reported CR magnitude results from differential photometry to non-red comparison stars with R magnitudes from UCAC1. SN2002jp 021012.10 <185CR MLF SN2002jp 021112.075 177CR MLF SN2002jp 021202.043 170CR MLF Regards, Berto PS I don't have the e-mail address of Hitoshi here.