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II/256        Sternberg Supernova Catalogue, 2004 version    (Tsvetkov+, 2004)

The Sternberg Astronomical Institute Catalog of Supernovae and radial distributions of Supernovae of various types in Galaxies. Tsvetkov D.Yu., Pavlyuk N.N., Bartunov O.S. <Pis'ma Astron. Zh., 30, 803 (2004)> =2004PAZh...30..803T =2004AstL...30..729T
ADC_Keywords: Supernovae ; Surveys Abstract: We describe the Sternberg Astronomical Institute (SAI) catalog of supernovae. We show that the radial distributions of type-Ia, type-Ibc and type-II supernovae differ in the central parts of spiral galaxies and are similar in their outer regions, while the radial distribution of type-Ia supernovae in elliptical galaxies differs that in spiral and lenticular galaxies. We give a list a supernovae that are farthest from the galactic centers, estimate their relative expulsion rate, and discuss their possible origins. Description: The current version contains data on 2780 extragalactic supernovae (SNe) discovered from 1885 until January 6, 2004 and on their parent galaxies. SNe are ordered by Right Ascension of their parent galaxies. Data for parent galaxies were compiled from the following catalogues: RC3 (de Vaucouleurs et al., 1991, Cat. VII/155); UGC (Nilson, 1973. Cat. VII/26); PGC (Paturel et al., 1989, Cat. VII/119); MCG (Vorontsov-Velyaminov et al., 1962-1968, Cat. VII/62, VII/100); ESO (Lauberts, 1982, Cat. VII/34); CfA (Huchra et al., 1994, see Cat VII/193), and from van den Bergh (1994, Cat. J/ApJS/92/219). Main source of morphological types, major diameters and axial ratios was the RC3; the data from other sources have been reduced to the system of RC3. Photographic magnitudes of galaxies were adopted from the UGC and the PGC together with individual data from the literature. The sources of recession velocities or cz values were the RC3, the CfA, the PGC and IAU Circulars. Position angles were taken from the RC3, UGC and the ESO catalogues, and inclination angles were mainly derived from data in RC3 according to Holmberg (1958MeLu2.136....1H). Some data for SNe and parent galaxies were adopted from GCVS (Samus et al., 1995, Cat. II/205) File Summary:
FileName Lrecl Records Explanations
ReadMe 80 . This file sn.dat 300 2991 The Catalog notes.dat 80 188 Notes to individual supernovae (from II/218 version)
See also: II/227 : The Asiago Supernova Catalogue 1999 (Barbon+, 1999) II/159 : Asiago Supernova Catalogue 1988 (Barbon+, 1989) http://www.sai.msu.su/sn/ : the Sternberg Supernova Catalogue Home Page http://www.supernovae.org/isn.htm : International Supernovae Network http://www.astro.princeton.edu/~richmond/sn.list : Richmond's list of SNe Byte-by-byte Description of file: sn.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 6 A6 --- SN SN designation 7 A1 --- n_SN [*] indicates a note in notes.dat 8- 19 A12 --- Gname Galaxy identification from NGC (N), IC (I), MCG (M), UGC (U), PGC (P) and ESO (E) catalogues, or LEDA database. 20- 21 I2 h RAGh [0/23]? Galaxy Right Ascension (J2000.0) 23- 27 F5.2 min RAGm [0/60[? Galaxy Right Ascension (J2000.0) 29 A1 --- DEG- Galaxy Declination (J2000.0) 30- 31 I2 deg DEGd [0/90]? Galaxy Declination (J2000.0) 33- 36 F4.1 arcmin DEGm [0/60[? Galaxy Declination (J2000.0) 38- 41 F4.1 mag Gmag ? Photographic or other magnitude of galaxy 43 I1 --- r_Gmag *[1,5]? Source of magnitude 45- 47 I3 deg Gpa ? Position angle measured from North to East 49- 50 I2 deg Gi ? Inclination angle for disk-like systems (i=0 for face-on systems) 51- 56 I6 km/s GVhel ? Heliocentric recession velocity 57 A1 --- u_GVhel Uncertainty flag (:) on GVhel 59- 63 F5.3 --- z ? Redshift z (for z>1) 64- 69 A6 --- Gtype *Morphological type 71- 74 F4.2 --- GlogR ? Decimal log of axial ratio 75- 79 F5.2 [0.1arcmin] GlogD ? Decimal log of apparent isophotal major diameter 81- 82 I2 --- GTRC3 ? Numerical code of morphological type as in RC3 84 I1 --- GLcRC3 ? Luminosity class as in RC3 86- 92 F7.2 arcsec EWoff ? E/W offset of SN in arcsec from the nucleus of the parent galaxy 93 A1 --- n_EWoff [EW] East or West direction 94-100 F7.2 arcsec NSoff ? N/S offset of SN from nucleus 101 A1 --- n_NSoff [NS] North or South direction 103-106 F4.1 mag mag ? Magnitude of SN 107 A1 --- l_mag *[≥] Note about the magnitude 108 A1 --- n_mag *[UBVRIJHKLgriz*] Passband of photometry 109 A1 --- u_mag Uncertainty flag (:) on mag 111 A1 --- Rem *[* ] Method of supernova discovery 114-118 A5 --- datMax Date of maximum light (within year) 119 A1 --- u_datMax [: *] ':' Uncertainty flag on datMax; '*' means that dates of maximum light and discovery are from different years 120-124 A5 --- datDisc Date of discovery (within year) 126-132 A7 --- Type SN type 133-134 I2 h RAh [0/23]? SN Right Ascension (J2000.0) 136-137 I2 min RAm [0/60[? SN Right Ascension (J2000.0) 139-144 F6.3 s RAs [0/60[? SN Right Ascension (J2000.0) 145 A1 --- DE- SN Declination (J2000.0) 146-147 I2 deg DEd [0/90]? SN Declination (J2000.0) 149-150 I2 arcmin DEm [0/60[? SN Declination (J2000.0) 152-156 F5.2 arcsec DEs [0/60[? SN Declination (J2000.0) 158-159 A2 --- Uncert [? ] "?" and "??" designate uncertain and very uncertain SN. 161-162 A2 --- Code *Code for SN search programme (Observatory) 164-299 A136 --- Disc Discoverer(s)
Note on r_Gmag: 1 = from PGC catalogue, 2 = from the IAU Circular reporting SN discovery, 3 = from database NED, 4 = from database LEDA, 5 = means that it is total I-magnitude of the host galaxy Note on Gtype: The symbols "L" and "E" in 63-d position mean accordingly late and early types of host galaxies Note on l_mag: ">" means "brighter than or equal to", "=" denotes the magnitude at maximum Note on n_mag: "UBVRIJHKL" means observations in standard Johnson-Cousins passbands, "griz" - for data obtained in SDSS or HST bands, "*" means that description of magnitude system is presented in remarks for the catalog. Note on Rem: "*" means photographical discovery. Note on Code: Observatory code where SN was discovered is as follows: AB = Abastumani Observatory AS = Asiago Observatory BA = Berkeley Automatic SN search CA = Cote d'Azur Observatory CR = Cerro el Roble Observatory CT = Cerro Tololo Observatory EV = Visual SN search of R.Evans GA = Sternberg Astronomical Institute MN = SNe discovered by R.H. McNaught KO = Konkoly Observatory P1 = Palomar Observatory SN search 1958-1974 P2 = Palomar Observatory SN search 1937-1940 P3 = SNe discovered on POSS plates P4 = SNe discovered on plates of second POSS ZM = Zimmerwald Observatory SC = The Supernova Cosmology Project (S. Perlmutter et al.) HZ = High-Z Supernova Search Team (R.P. Kirshner, P. Garnavich, P. Challis et al.) PE = Perth observatory supernova search program (A. Williams and R. Martin) MS = Mount Stromlo Abell Cluster Supernova Search Team (L. Germany, D. Reiss, C. Stubbs, B. Schmidt, S. Chan) BE = Beijing Astronomical Observatory Supernova Survey (Weidong Li, Qiran Qiao, Yulei Qiu, Jingyao Hu) KU = Supernovae discovered by R.Kushida, Yatsugatake South Base Observatory, Japan JP = Other Japanese Professionals and Amateurs (Aoki, K. Okazaki et al.) IT = Italian Professionals and Amateurs (S. Pesci, M. Villi, A. Gabrielcic et al.) WJ = Supernovae discovered by W. Johnson, CA TE = Supernovae discovered by M. Schwartz (Tenagra Observatory, Oregon, USA) ER = Experience de Recherche d'Objets Sombres (EROS) collaboration (O. Perdereau, J.C. Hamilton) MD = University of Texas McDonald Observatory Supernova Search Team (M.T. Adams, T. Montemayor, D.A. Howell, J.C. Wheeler, M.H. Ward, and W. Wren) HB = Supernovae discovered with help of HST WS = Wise Observatory Optical Transients Search NG = Nearby Galaxies Supernova Search Team EC = European Supernova Cosmology Consortium ST = STRESS team (E. Cappellaro, A. Pastorello, M. Prevedello, M. Salvo, and M. Turatto, Padova; J. Danziger, P. Mazzali and L. Rizzi, Trieste, F. Patat - ESO PP = PUC-Padova Supernova Search. See IAU Circulars NN 7537, 7549 LT = The collaboration of the Lick Observatory Supernova Search and the Tenagra Observatory Supernova Search (using the KAIT and Tenagra II, III automated telescopes) LI = Lick Observatory Supernova Search) = Other notes for individual supernovae.
Byte-by-byte Description of file: notes.dat
Bytes Format Units Label Explanations
1- 6 A6 --- SN SN designation 9- 80 A72 --- Note Text of note

(End) Veta Avedisova [INASAN], Patricia Vannier [CDS] 18-Mar-2005
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