SN2003cg 20030313.3 <190:C KAI SN2003cg 20030321.51 144:C KIt SN2003cg 20030322.3 149:C KAI SN2003cg 20030322.444 143:C KIt SN2003cg 20030322.559 155:C KuR SN2003cg 20030322.835 145:C ARB
SN 2003cg (10:14:15.97, +3:28:02.5 (J2000.0), offset = 14"E, 5"N) is hosted by NGC 3169, a nearby spiral (SA(s)a pec) galaxy. The expected maximum for typical SN Ia is mag about 12.8 (!). NGC 3169 has produced SN IIL 1984L, whose maximum was B=15.2.
IAUC 8099 informed that the ESO team and the CfA team has revealed that SN 2003cg is of type Ia near maximum on Mar. 25 UT but highly reddened. The CfA team suggested that it can be subluminous event.
Sincerely Yours, Hitoshi Yamaoka, Kyushu Univ., Japan firstname.lastname@example.org
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