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

Supernova ASASSN-14lp discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4666. It has received the designation ASASSN-14lp.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h45m00s; declination -00°27'.

The sky on 08 December 2014
Sunrise
07:00
Sunset
16:10
Twilight ends
17:51
Twilight begins
05:19

16-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

92%

16 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:06 11:35 16:04
Venus 07:55 12:23 16:50
Moon 18:44 01:03 08:17
Mars 10:13 14:55 19:38
Jupiter 21:13 04:16 11:15
Saturn 05:25 10:20 15:15
All times shown in EST.

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: , 2016ApJ...826..144S, 2015arXiv150704257S, 2014Ap&SS.354...89B, 2016arXiv160708526C, 2018arXiv180800972G.

Image credit

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

Cambridge

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Longitude:
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42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

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