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

Supernova MASTER OT J120451.50+265946.6 discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4080. It has received the designation MASTER OT J120451.50+265946.6.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ib event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h04m50s; declination +26°59'.

The sky on 28 October 2014
Sunrise
07:32
Sunset
18:13
Twilight ends
19:43
Twilight begins
06:02

5-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

19%

5 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:02 11:48 17:35
Venus 07:36 12:57 18:18
Moon 12:05 17:06 22:08
Mars 12:13 16:48 21:23
Jupiter 01:17 08:12 15:07
Saturn 09:00 14:07 19:14
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.6634....1G, 2014ATel.6640....1T, 2016A&A...594A..13P, 2014ATel.6639....1S, 2011ApJ...737..103S.

Image credit

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

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Latitude:
Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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