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

Supernova SN2017rt discovered

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 (373 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3836. It has received the designation SN2017rt.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ic event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 11h43m20s; declination -16°47'.

The sky on 10 January 2017
Sunrise 07:27
Sunset 17:05
Twilight ends
18:40
Twilight begins
05:53

12-day old moon
Age of Moon
12 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:52 10:44 15:35
Venus 09:53 15:26 20:58
Moon 15:50 22:58 05:00
Mars 10:16 15:59 21:43
Jupiter 00:32 06:11 11:51
Saturn 05:27 10:15 15:02

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
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