SN 2000dr

H. Yamaoka forwarded the contents of IAUC 7505 which tells the KAIT discovery of the supernova 2000dr on October 5.3 at about 18.1mag. The position is about 21" east and 5" south of the nucleus of the lenticular ((R')SAB0+) galaxy IC 1610. The spectrum shows that it is a type Ia supernova and typical SNeIa on this distance (v_r = 5635 km/s) will be about mag 16.0 at their maximum. CTIO team has observed this SN and the information is loaded at: The color image shows that SN 2000dr at Oct. 7/8 is extremely blue, which indicates that it is a quite young object (vsnet-campaign-sn 101).