Library image; does not depict newly discovered supernova. © Tom Boles

Supernova SN2013ab discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC5669
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5669. It has received the designation SN2013ab.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II P event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h32m40s; declination +09°53'.

The sky on 16 February 2013
Sunrise
06:39
Sunset
17:18
Twilight ends
18:52
Twilight begins
05:05

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

43%

6 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:18 13:05 18:51
Venus 06:20 11:21 16:22
Moon 09:49 16:58 00:08
Mars 07:17 12:50 18:23
Jupiter 10:51 18:16 01:45
Saturn 23:19 04:38 09:53
All times shown in EST.

Source

The data presented here was taken from the Open Supernova Catalog.

The circumstances of this supernova were calculated using data from the following papers: , 2015MNRAS.450.2373B, 2014Ap&SS.354...89B, 2017MNRAS.467..369S, 2013CBET.3422....1B, 2016A&A...594A..13P.

Image credit

Library image; does not depict newly discovered supernova. © Tom Boles

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71.11°W
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