SN 2000fe

IAUC 7540 informed SN 2000fe was discovered by the collaboration team of M. Schwaltz and the KAIT. The location is about 5" west and 10" south of the nucleus of the spiral galaxy UGC 4870. UGC 4870 had produced another SN 1966A, which was discovered at pg = 15.5 after maximum. The recession velocity of the host galaxy is 4218 km/s, from which the expected maximum of the normal SN Ia is about mag 15.5 (vsnet-campaign-sn 125).