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Supernova 2008ij

A magnitude 15,9 , type II supernova, 2008ij, was discovered by Koichi Itagaki on the 19th December 2008, in the spiral galaxy NGC 6643 in the constellation Draco
The supernova is located 23" east and 11" south from the center of the galaxy.

Position(2000): RA = 18h19m51s.81, Dec = +7433'54".9
z = 0.004950

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A magnitude 16.6 type Ib Supernova, 2008bo, was discovered in the galaxy by the Taurus Hill Observatory in March 31st 2008.

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