SN 2001cy

According to IAUC 7655, SN 2001cy was discovered by KAIT team on June 30 when it was mag about 16.3, and confirmed one day after at 0.1 mag brighter. The SN locates about 4" east and 6" south of the nucleus of the spiral galaxy UGC 11927. The recession velocity of the host galaxy (4478 km/s) suggested that the typical SN Ia on this galaxy can reach mag 15.5 if there is no extinction (vsnet-campaign-sn 209).