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

Supernova PS17avx discovered

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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 4482. It has received the designation PS17avx.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h40m10s; declination +18°56'.

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

11-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

95%

11 days old

Planets
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
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 paper: , 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
EDT

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