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

Supernova SN2017aym discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5690. It has received the designation SN2017aym.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II P event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h37m40s; declination +02°17'.

The sky on 12 January 2017
Sunrise
07:27
Sunset
17:07
Twilight ends
18:42
Twilight begins
05:52

14-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

99%

14 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:49 10:39 15:30
Venus 09:50 15:25 21:01
Moon 17:56 00:57 07:05
Mars 10:11 15:57 21:43
Jupiter 00:25 06:04 11:43
Saturn 05:21 10:08 14:55
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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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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