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
07:28
Sunset
17:03
Twilight ends
18:38
Twilight begins
05:53

10-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

85%

10 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:57 10:50 15:43
Venus 09:57 15:26 20:55
Moon 14:04 20:58 02:45
Mars 10:20 16:02 21:44
Jupiter 00:39 06:19 11:58
Saturn 05:34 10:21 15:09
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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