SN 2001G has been discovered by M. Armstrong on January 8.051
at mag 16.1, and 4 days later it has brightened to mag 15.2. The
location is 2" east and 4" south of the center of dim (mag 16) galaxy
MCG +08-17-43. NED does not give the type of the galaxy and its
recession velocity, but it seems to be a nearly edge-on spiral.
It brightened since its discovery: O. Trondal and M. Fiaschi
reported the magnitude of 15.3C on January 15 and 14.4R on January 16,
The object remained at the maximum for a few days in the end of