Candidate #2: Abell 1961

Variable source superposed very near to the center of the host nucleus. Keck spectroscopy (Courtesy of R. Guhathakurta, G. Smith, A. Filippenko and R. Chornock) confirms this is a type Ia SN in one of the cluster galaxies.

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