This SN was discovered by LOSS
(IAUC 8384) on Aug 9, 2004, and was marginally detected on
July 30, 2004, indicating it is a young SN.
The host galaxy
is at z=0.023073 (NED).
Gal-Yam and Fox
(IAUC 8386) obtained a spectrum of this SN on Aug 11, 2004,
identifying it as a type II SN.