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Supernova 2009N

A magnitude 16.6 type IIp supernova, 2009N, was discovered by Koichi Itagaki on the 24th January, 2009, in the face-on spiral galaxy NGC 4487, in the constellation Virgo.
The supernova is located 75" east and 18" north from the center of the galaxy.
The Ultraviolet/Optical Telescope aboard the Swift satellite observed the  supernova  on  the 27th January, 2009, and measured a  magnitude  of  v = 16.3 ±0.1. No X-ray source was detected at the position of the supernova.

Position(2000): RA = 12h31m09s.47, Dec. = -08°02'56".3
z = 0.003466

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