This SN was discovered by LOSS
(IAUC 8550) on June 20, 2005, and absent on January, 2005.
Spectroscopy by Modjaz and collaborators indicates young age.
The host galaxy
is at z=0.022115 (NED).
Spectrum reported by Modjaz et al. (CBET 174) shows this is a young type IIn SN.