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

Supernova SN2014dt discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4303. It has received the designation SN2014dt.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia-02cx event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h21m50s; declination +04°28'.

The sky on 29 October 2014
Sunrise
07:33
Sunset
18:12
Twilight ends
19:42
Twilight begins
06:03

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

28%

6 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:01 11:47 17:33
Venus 07:38 12:58 18:18
Moon 12:56 18:02 23:09
Mars 12:12 16:47 21:22
Jupiter 01:14 08:09 15:03
Saturn 08:57 14:04 19:10
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: , 2018MNRAS.474.2551S, 2014Ap&SS.354...89B, 2014CBET.4011....2O, 2015ApJ...798L..37F, 2014ATel.6648....1O.

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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