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Supernova 2005kj

A magnitude 16.3, Type IIn, supernova 2005kj, was discovered on the 17th November, 2005, by the Nearby Supernova Factory, in a galaxy in the constellation Hydra.
The supernova is located 82" east and 16".5 south of the centre the galaxy.

Position(2000): R.A. = 08h40m09s.18, Dec. = -0536'02".2

The 13.9magnitude galaxy 2MASX J08400884-0536039 has a redshift of (z = 0.016979).

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