SN 2001cn : Intrinsically brighter than the expected maximum ?
SN 2001cn was discovered by R. Chassagne on June 11.95 at mag
about 14.8, and remained at nearly the same magnitude until June
13.531 when R. Sanrallo confirmed it. The SN position is about 2"
west and 18" south of the nucleus of the face-on spiral galaxy
IC 4758. The reported magnitude was somewhat brighter than the
expected maximum (V magnitude 15.4) of typical SN Ia for this
galaxy's recession velocity