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

Supernova SN2017B discovered

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 (380 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5685. It has received the designation SN2017B.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h36m10s; declination +29°54'.

The sky on 02 January 2017
Sunrise 07:28
Sunset 16:58
Twilight ends
18:33
Twilight begins
05:52

4-day old moon
Age of Moon
4 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:31 11:25 16:18
Venus 10:06 15:26 20:46
Moon 10:18 15:48 21:19
Mars 10:33 16:09 21:44
Jupiter 01:00 06:40 12:20
Saturn 05:55 10:42 15:30

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: , 2016A&A...594A..13P, 2011ApJ...737..103S.

Image credit

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

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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