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

Supernova SN2014J discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3034. It has received the designation SN2014J.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 09h55m40s; declination +69°40'.

The sky on 20 January 2014
Sunrise
07:24
Sunset
17:15
Twilight ends
18:49
Twilight begins
05:51

19-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

79%

19 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:17 13:19 18:21
Venus 06:06 11:15 16:25
Moon 21:55 03:11 09:23
Mars 23:37 05:25 11:11
Jupiter 15:42 23:05 06:33
Saturn 02:21 07:30 12:39
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: , 2012PASP..124..668Y, 2015arXiv151006596G, 2014AJ....148....1Z, 2018PASP..130f4101V, 2016MNRAS.457.1000S.

Image credit

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

Ashburn

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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