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

Supernova SN2014bc discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4258. It has received the designation SN2014bc.

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

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h18m50s; declination +47°18'.

The sky on 19 May 2014
Sunrise
05:18
Sunset
20:01
Twilight ends
22:02
Twilight begins
03:17

20-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

76%

20 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:24 14:10 21:57
Venus 03:44 10:07 16:31
Moon 23:52 04:57 10:01
Mars 15:34 21:27 03:24
Jupiter 08:39 16:12 23:45
Saturn 18:56 00:07 05:13
All times shown in EDT.

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: , 2014ATel.6156....1S, 2015A&A...580L..15P, 2014CBET.3877....3C, 2014CBET.3876....2C, 2008yCat....1.2024B.

Image credit

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

Cambridge

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Longitude:
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42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

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