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

Supernova SN2017byz discovered

Sat, 04 Mar 2017 (320 days ago)

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 04 March 2017
Sunrise 06:36
Sunset 18:04
Twilight ends
19:33
Twilight begins
05:08

6-day old moon
Age of Moon
6 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:41 12:15 17:49
Venus 07:14 13:55 20:36
Moon 10:46 17:43 00:41
Mars 08:19 14:55 21:31
Jupiter 20:59 02:43 08:23
Saturn 02:19 07:05 11:52

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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