SN 2000db

H. Yamaoka forwarded and commented on IAUC 7454 which tells that M. Aoki has discovered a quite bright SN 2000db. The discovery was made on Aug. 6.498 UT when the SN was mag 14.3. The location is about 20" northwest of the center of the tilted open-spiral (SA(s)bc) galaxy NGC 3949. The expected maximum of SN Ia on this distance is about mag 12 (vsnet-campaign-sn 41).