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

Supernova SN2017ahn discovered

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 07 February 2017
Sunrise
07:09
Sunset
17:36
Twilight ends
19:07
Twilight begins
05:38

10-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

89%

10 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:19 11:08 15:58
Venus 08:48 15:03 21:18
Moon 14:36 21:44 03:52
Mars 09:14 15:25 21:37
Jupiter 22:43 04:26 10:04
Saturn 03:50 08:36 13:23
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, 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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