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

Supernova SN2017ahn discovered

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 (347 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3318. It has received the designation SN2017ahn.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 10h37m10s; declination -41°37'.

The sky on 08 February 2017
Sunrise 07:08
Sunset 17:37
Twilight ends
19:08
Twilight begins
05:37

11-day old moon
Age of Moon
11 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:20 11:11 16:01
Venus 08:45 15:02 21:18
Moon 15:38 22:42 04:51
Mars 09:11 15:24 21:37
Jupiter 22:39 04:22 10:00
Saturn 03:46 08:33 13:19

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
EST

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