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

Supernova SN2017yh discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 1269. It has received the designation SN2017yh.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 17h52m00s; declination +21°33'.

The sky on 29 January 2017
Sunrise
07:18
Sunset
17:26
Twilight ends
18:58
Twilight begins
05:46

1-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

5%

1 day old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:04 10:49 15:34
Venus 09:13 15:15 21:16
Moon 08:18 13:45 19:12
Mars 09:34 15:37 21:39
Jupiter 23:18 05:01 10:39
Saturn 04:21 09:08 13:55
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: , 2017arXiv171102474F, 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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