SN 1997dn in NGC3451

This supernova in NGC 3451 was discovered by Tom Boles on 1997 October 29 and was announced on IAUC 6763. It has been confirmed spectroscopically as a type II SN. Tom is now the third U.K. observer to discover a supernova.

1997 October 30.2. CCD image (Tom Boles). Tom obtained this image at 0415 on 1997 October 30 using a Meade 10" LX200, Optec f/3.3 focal reducer and an SX framestore camera. It is a combination of 12 80sec exposures.

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