Supernova 2004am in M82

[M82 SN 2004am, LOSS] Supernova 2004am was discovered in M82 on March 5, 2004 by Lick Observatory Supernova Search (LOSS) on images obtained with the Katzman Automatic Imaging Telescope (KAIT) on November 21, 2003 at magnitude 16.0; on its discovery it had mag 17.0. It occurred 30"W, 7"S of M82's center. The type of this supernova was determined as type II.

Hartmut Frommert
Christine Kronberg

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