NASA Swifth burst alert satellite observad 18.2.2006 03:34:40UT most nearest long duration gamma ray burst GRB060218 since 1998. Powerful burst lasted for 30 minutes.
21.2.2006 Gemini South Telescope found SN2006aj supernova in the coordinates of GRB. The SN was then 20mag. The distance is 470 million light years.
SN2006aj was observed in Taurus Hill Observatory 25.2.2006. Observers, Hentunen, Koponen, Nissinen.