SN 2004gt:

This SN was discovered by B. Monard (IAUC 8454) on December 12, 2004, and absent on May 11, 2004, but rising photometry shows it is before peak.

The host galaxy NGC 4038 is at z=0.005477 (NED).

Spectrum reported by Ganeshalingam et al. (IAUC 8456) shows this is a young Ib/c SN.

Magnificent JHK CCCP image: