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

Supernova SN2014df discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 1448. It has received the designation SN2014df.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ib event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 03h44m20s; declination -44°40'.

The sky on 03 June 2014
Sunrise
05:08
Sunset
20:15
Twilight ends
22:24
Twilight begins
02:58

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

25%

6 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:27 14:06 21:45
Venus 03:28 10:15 17:01
Moon 10:44 17:24 00:04
Mars 14:43 20:32 02:25
Jupiter 07:54 15:25 22:56
Saturn 17:52 22:59 04:11
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: , 2012CBET.3077....2C, 2016arXiv160708526C, 2016A&A...594A..13P, 2008yCat....1.2024B, 2016ApJ...833..231T.

Image credit

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

Cambridge

Latitude:
Longitude:
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42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

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