This SN was discovered by Armstrong and Boles
(IAUC 8399) on the rise.
The host galaxy
is at z=0.030988 (NED).
A spectrum obtained by Hamuy and collaborators
IAUC 8403), indicates it is a young type Ia SN
This SN is the target of an HST follow-up campaign as part of the
large type Ia-UV program, PI Filippenko.