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Supernova 2009dq

A magnitude 15.2 supernova, 2009dq, was discovered by Pignata et al., at the CHilean Automatic Supernova sEarch (CHASE) on the 24th April 2009, in the Peculiar galaxy IC 2554 in the constellation Carina.
The supernova is located 2" west and 3" south from the center of the galaxy.
As yet the  Type is unknown.
IC 2554 lies at a distance of about 50 million light years.

Position(2000):  RA = 10h08m49s.94, Dec = -67°01'57".3

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-- Edited by Blobrana on Monday 27th of April 2009 08:38:43 PM

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