This SN was discovered by L. A. G. Monard and LOSS (IAUC 8507), on April 5, 2005, and absent on March 15, 2005, so discovered rather young.
The host galaxy MCG +00-27-5 is at z=0.018913 (NED).
Spectrum reported by Morrell et al. (IAUC 8509) shows this is a young type Ic SN.
Modjaz et al. also obtained a spectrum of this SN.