SN 1994D

type Ia supernova

SN 1994D was a Type IA supernova near the NGC 4526 galaxy. It was discovered in 1994 by Treffers, Filippenko, Van Dyk, and Richmond using an observatory at San Francisco State University.

SN 1994D
SN 1994D (bottom left) next to NGC 4526.
Supernova typeIA
Host galaxyNGC 4526
Discovery dateMarch 7, 1994[1]
Peak magnitude (V)+15.2
Distance50 million ly away


  1. Treffers, R. R.; Filippenko, A. V.; van Dyk, S. D.; Richmond, M. W.; et al. (1994). Green, D. W. E. (ed.). "Supernova 1994D in NGC 4526". IAU Circ. 5946: 2. Bibcode:1994IAUC.5946....2T.