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

Supernova SN2017aym discovered

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 (370 days ago)

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 13 January 2017
Sunrise 07:27
Sunset 17:08
Twilight ends
18:42
Twilight begins
05:52

15-day old moon
Age of Moon
15 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:48 10:38 15:28
Venus 09:48 15:25 21:02
Moon 19:02 00:57 07:58
Mars 10:09 15:56 21:43
Jupiter 00:21 06:00 11:39
Saturn 05:17 10:04 14:51

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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