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

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
07:15
Sunset
18:35
Twilight ends
20:04
Twilight begins
05:46

18-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

83%

18 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:06 13:25 18:44
Venus 06:58 12:45 18:32
Moon 22:03 04:17 11:20
Mars 12:23 17:00 21:36
Jupiter 02:09 09:06 16:04
Saturn 09:54 15:03 20:11
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: , 2014ATel.6571....1T, 2016A&A...594A..13P, 2011ApJ...737..103S.

Image credit

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

Ashburn

Latitude:
Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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