SN 2001dh

IAUC 7670 informed that R. Chassagne discovered a new SN 2001dh on July 22. The brightness of the new object was 15.5 at the discovery. The position is about 39" east and 11" south of the nucleus of the edge-on and warped dim galaxy MCG-6-44-26. It was not detected on June 26.1. The recession velocity of MCG-6-44-26 is around 2600 km/s, which suggests that the typical SN Ia on this galaxy can reach mag 14 (vsnet-campaign-sn 212).