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

Supernova SN2017byv discovered

Sun, 05 Mar 2017 (318 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3253. It has received the designation SN2017byv.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 10h28m20s; declination +12°42'.

The sky on 05 March 2017
Sunrise 06:35
Sunset 18:05
Twilight ends
19:34
Twilight begins
05:06

7-day old moon
Age of Moon
7 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:42 12:18 17:55
Venus 07:09 13:51 20:32
Moon 11:36 18:40 00:41
Mars 08:16 14:54 21:31
Jupiter 20:55 02:39 08:19
Saturn 02:15 07:02 11:48

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
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