SN 2001hh

The LOTOSS team discovered SN 2001hh on unfiltered images taken on December 4 and 5. The host galaxy of SN 2001hh = MCG -02-57-22 is a fairly distant object. The expected maximum for typical unreddened SN Ia in this galaxy is mag about 16.8 (vsnet-campaign-sn 289). The spectroscopy by the CfA team revealed that it was of type II soon after maximum (vsnet-campaign-sn 292).