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Supernova 2008fw

A magnitude 14.3 type 1a supernova, 2008fw, was discovered on the 19th September, 2008, by Berto Monard in the (mag 12) spiral galaxy NGC 3261 in the constellation Vela.
The supernova is located 52" west and 30" south from the centre of the galaxy.
A supernova (Supernova 1997Z) was recorded in the galaxy in 1997.

Position(2000): R.A. = 10h28m55s.97, Dec. = -4439'55".6

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