The 1975 Palomar supernova search

C. Kowal, J. Huchra, W. L. W. Sargent
1976 Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific  
Eleven supernovae were discovered at Palomar in 1975. They are listed in Table I . Observations are described of a blue eruptive object, 1137.6 4-4615, which appeared to brighten by about 5.5 magnitudes in March. The object showed a continuous spectrum at maximum light and possible features on lowresolution spectral scans obtained when it was at magnitude 20. It is conjectured that 1137.6 + 4615 is a quasar. Eleven supernovae were discovered at Palomar in 1975. Nine were found with the 48-inch
more » ... d with the 48-inch (1.22-m) Schmidt telescope, and two with the 18-inch (45.8-cm) Schmidt.
doi:10.1086/129978 fatcat:2r25nz4eozbcpmgtrhrmbmq3xe