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

Supernova SN2017byz discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3660. It has received the designation SN2017byz.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 11h23m30s; declination -08°39'.

The sky on 03 March 2017
Sunrise
06:38
Sunset
18:03
Twilight ends
19:32
Twilight begins
05:09

5-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

35%

5 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:41 12:12 17:44
Venus 07:18 13:59 20:40
Moon 10:00 16:47 23:34
Mars 08:21 14:56 21:31
Jupiter 21:04 02:48 08:27
Saturn 02:23 07:09 11:56
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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