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Discovery of a Super-Nova in Canes Venatici

Nature volume 140, page 500 (18 September 1937) | Download Citation



PROF. H. SHAPLEY has announced the discovery of a super-nova by Zwicky, and Humason found that it had a typical super-nova spectrum. Stobbe, at Kiel, gives its position as R.A. 13h 2m57·56s, N. Decl. 37° 57' 19·2", equinox 1937·0, and magnitude 8·7.

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