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

Supernova SN2017bos discovered

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 28 February 2017
Sunrise
06:42
Sunset
18:00
Twilight ends
19:28
Twilight begins
05:14

2-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

7%

2 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:40 12:04 17:28
Venus 07:32 14:11 20:50
Moon 08:05 14:09 20:12
Mars 08:27 15:00 21:32
Jupiter 21:17 03:00 08:40
Saturn 02:34 07:20 12:07
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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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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