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B/sn                Asiago Supernova Catalogue           (Barbon et al., 1999-)

The Asiago Supernova Catalogue (Dynamic Version) Barbon R., Buondi V., Cappellaro E., Turatto M. <Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 139, 531 (1999)>
ADC_Keywords: Supernovae ; Surveys Keywords: supernovae and supernovae remnants: general - galaxies: general - galaxies: stellar contents of Description: This catalogue supersedes the previous version by Barbon et al. (1999A&AS..139..531B, Cat. II/227), and contains data about the supernovae observed since 1895 and their parent galaxies, and is regularly updated. In addition to the list of newly discovered SNe, the literature has been searched for new information on past SNe as well. The data for the parent galaxies have also been homogenized. File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file sncat.dat 200 6530 List of SNe in chronological order on 2017-10-01
See also: http://graspa.oapd.inaf.it/asnc.html : last version of the catalog II/256 : Sternberg Supernova Catalogue, 2004 version (Tsvetkov+, 2004) II/283 : Asiago Supernova Catalogue (version 2008) Byte-by-byte Description of file: sncat.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1 A1 --- n_SN [*] Occurrence of multiple SN discoveries in the same galaxy 3- 8 A6 --- SN Supernova designation 9 A1 --- u_SN [?] Unconfirmed SN 12- 25 A14 --- Galaxy Parent galaxy identification 27- 28 I2 h RAGh Parent galaxy right ascension (J2000) 29- 30 I2 min RAGm Parent galaxy right ascension (J2000) 31- 32 I2 s RAGs ? Parent galaxy right ascension (J2000) 33 A1 --- DEG- Parent galaxy declination sign (J2000) 34- 35 I2 deg DEGd Parent galaxy declination (J2000) 36- 37 I2 arcmin DEGm Parent galaxy declination (J2000) 38- 39 I2 arcsec DEGs ? Parent galaxy declination (J2000) 41- 42 I2 h RAh ? Supernova right ascension (J2000) 43- 44 I2 min RAm ? Supernova right ascension (J2000) 45- 50 F6.3 s RAs ? Supernova right ascension (J2000) 51 A1 --- DE- Supernova declination sign (J200) 52- 53 I2 deg DEd ? Supernova declination (J2000) 54- 55 I2 arcmin DEm ? Supernova declination (J2000) 56- 60 F5.2 arcsec DEs [0,60]? Supernova declination (J2000) 62- 70 A9 --- MType Parent galaxy morphological type 71- 74 F4.1 --- T ? Parent galaxy morphological type code 76- 77 I2 deg i ? Only for disk-like system, inclination of the polar axis with respect to the line of sight (0 for face-on systems) 79- 81 I3 deg PA ? Position angle of the major axis of the parent galaxy (North Eastwards) 83- 88 I6 km/s HRV ? Parent galaxy heliocentric radial velocity 89- 94 F6.4 --- z ? Parent galaxy redshift 95 A1 --- u_z Uncertainty flag on z (or HRV) 97 A1 --- n_Bmag [RVp] Prefix non-blue Bmag (p=photographic) 98-102 F5.2 mag Bmag ? Parent galaxy integrated B magnitude (or in another band, see n_Bmag) 105-108 F4.2 [0.1arcmin] logD25 ? Decimal logarithm of the apparent isophotal diameter 110-115 F6.2 arcsec x ? SN offset from the galaxy nucleus, in the E/W direction 116-117 A2 --- n_x [EW NS ?:] Orientation of x (1) 119-124 F6.2 arcsec y ? SN offset from the galaxy nucleus, in the N/S direction 125 A1 --- u_y Uncertainty flag (:) on y 126 A1 --- n_y [NS] Orientation of y 128 A1 --- Band [UBVRIJKgrizy#] SN magnitude band (2) 130-134 F5.2 mag MaxMag ? If available, supernova magnitude at maximum (photometric band indicated) 135 A1 --- u_MaxMag [:*] *: discovery magnitude 137-144 A8 --- Type Supernova type (3) 146-155 A10 --- EpMax Date of maximum or Discovery (see n_EpMax) 156 A1 --- u_EpMax [:*] when EpMax contains Date of discovery 160-200 A41 --- Disc Name(s) of discoverer(s)
Note (1): For 1992ak, in the original discovery report they forgot to give the direction of the offset, so n_x and and n_y were set to ?. Note (2): lower-case bands stand for SDSS filters; '#' indicates radio discoveries Note (3): The class 'IIn?' indicates the so-called 'impostors' (super-outbursts from very massive luminous blue variables like η Car)
History: From http://graspa.oapd.inaf.it/asnc.html
(End) Francois Ochsenbein [CDS] 14-Nov-2010
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