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[vsnet-campaign-sn 520] (fwd) SN 2002jp, including predicovery observaion (Berto Monard)



From: "B Monard" <BMonard@mweb.co.za>
To: "Taichi Kato" <tkato@kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp>
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  54' 48", 28 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.



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