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

Supernova SN2014L discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4254. It has received the designation SN2014L.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ic event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h18m40s; declination +14°24'.

The sky on 25 January 2014
Sunrise
07:21
Sunset
17:21
Twilight ends
18:54
Twilight begins
05:48

24-day old moon
Waning Crescent

29%

24 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:17 13:30 18:43
Venus 05:38 10:48 15:58
Moon 01:59 07:07 12:14
Mars 23:26 05:12 10:56
Jupiter 15:19 22:43 06:11
Saturn 02:02 07:11 12:20
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: , 2018ApJ...863..109Z, 2016arXiv160708526C, 2014CBET.3795....2Y, 2016ApJ...833..231T, 2016A&A...594A..13P.

Image credit

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

Ashburn

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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