SUPERNOVA 2004eq IN ESO 404-12

2004/07/09            2004/08/13

Circular No. 8407
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SUPERNOVA 2004eq IN ESO 404-12
    K. Huang, Y. Chen, Z. Lin, H. Lin, M. Tsai, and W. Ip, Institute of Astronomy, National Central University, Taiwan; and Y. Qiu and J. Hu, National Astronomical Observatories of China, report the discovery of an apparent supernova (mag about 16.8) on unfiltered CCD images taken on July 30.72 UT with the 1-m Lulin Observatory telescope.  SN 2004eq is located at R.A. = 21h27m35s.43, Decl. = -34o34'58".0 (equinox 2000.0), which is 28".7 east and 5".0 north of the center of ESO 404-12.  Nothing is visible at this position on images taken on July 10.667.  Additional approximate unfiltered magnitudes for the new object:  July 31.68, 16.2; Aug. 13.62, 13.4; Sept. 1.56, 14.2; 5.70, 14.3; 19.65, 15.3;  20.59, 15.3.  

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2004 September 23              (8407)            Daniel W. E. Green

Circular No. 8411

SUPERNOVA 2004eq IN ESO 404-G12
    Y. Chen provides a corrected position for SN 2004eq (cf. IAUC 8407):  R.A. = 21h57m09s.46, Decl. = -34o34'51".3 (equinox 2000.0), which is 23".1 east and 4".3 north of the center of ESO 404-G12 = PGC 67701.  He adds that a bright nearby foreground star has position end figures 09s.10, 48".1.