SN 2001Q

SN 2001Q was discovered on Jan 31.4 UT (mag18.6:C) and confirmed on Feb. 1.3 (mag 18.3:C), which indicate that it was in rising. The position is about 4" east and 30" south of the nucleus of the dim face-on spiral galaxy UGC 6429. From the recession velocity of UGC 6429, the expected maximum for normal SN Ia is about mag 15. The spectrum of SN 2001Q showed that it was young type II SN (vsnet-campaign-sn 148).