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

Supernova SN2017lf discovered

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 (453 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 1233. It has received the designation SN2017lf.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 03h12m30s; declination +39°19'.

The sky on 21 January 2017
Sunrise
07:23
Sunset
17:17
Twilight ends
18:50
Twilight begins
05:50

23-day old moon
Waning Crescent

29%

23 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:51 10:37 15:23
Venus 09:32 15:21 21:11
Moon 01:54 07:15 12:37
Mars 09:52 15:46 21:41
Jupiter 23:49 05:31 11:09
Saturn 04:49 09:36 14:23
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, 2012PASP..124..668Y, 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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