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

Supernova SN2017bos discovered

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 (323 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 2996. It has received the designation SN2017bos.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 09h46m20s; declination -21°34'.

The sky on 01 March 2017
Sunrise 06:41
Sunset 18:01
Twilight ends
19:29
Twilight begins
05:12

3-day old moon
Age of Moon
3 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:40 12:07 17:33
Venus 07:28 14:07 20:46
Moon 08:42 15:00 21:19
Mars 08:25 14:58 21:32
Jupiter 21:12 02:56 08:36
Saturn 02:30 07:16 12:03

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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