T. Puckett and A. Sehgal discovered an apparent SN 2001hg
(17.4mag) on an unfiltered CCD frame taken on December 4.
The host galaxy of SN 2001hg is the open spiral ((R)SA(rs)bc)
galaxy NGC 4162, which has produced SN 1965G (discovery mag 14).
H. Yamaoka reported that the expected maximum for typical unreddened
SN Ia in this galaxy is mag about 14.3
IAUC 7770 informed that the CfA team has revealed that it is
of type II SN before maximum