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Supernova ASASSN-14iu discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 2771. It has received the designation ASASSN-14iu.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 09h10m30s; declination +50°22'.

The sky on 12 October 2014
Sunrise
06:54
Sunset
18:08
Twilight ends
19:41
Twilight begins
05:20

18-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

83%

18 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:47 13:00 18:14
Venus 06:36 12:21 18:05
Moon 21:30 03:52 11:03
Mars 12:10 16:35 21:00
Jupiter 01:38 08:42 15:46
Saturn 09:37 14:39 19:40
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.6571....1T, 2016A&A...594A..13P, 2011ApJ...737..103S.

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42.38°N
71.11°W
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