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

Supernova SN2017lf discovered

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 (364 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 22 January 2017
Sunrise 07:23
Sunset 17:18
Twilight ends
18:51
Twilight begins
05:49

24-day old moon
Age of Moon
24 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:53 10:38 15:24
Venus 09:29 15:21 21:12
Moon 02:48 08:00 13:13
Mars 09:49 15:45 21:41
Jupiter 23:45 05:27 11:06
Saturn 04:46 09:33 14:20

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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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