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

Supernova SN2017jd discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 5334. It has received the designation SN2017jd.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 23h34m30s; declination -04°32'.

The sky on 08 January 2017
Sunrise
07:12
Sunset
16:28
Twilight ends
18:08
Twilight begins
05:32

10-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

85%

10 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:41 10:25 15:08
Venus 09:36 15:01 20:26
Moon 13:31 20:32 02:23
Mars 09:57 15:36 21:15
Jupiter 00:17 05:53 11:30
Saturn 05:19 09:56 14:33
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: , 2016A&A...594A..13P, 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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42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

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