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

Supernova SN2017bzb discovered

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 (317 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 7424. It has received the designation SN2017bzb.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 22h57m10s; declination -41°00'.

The sky on 07 March 2017
Sunrise 06:32
Sunset 18:07
Twilight ends
19:36
Twilight begins
05:03

9-day old moon
Age of Moon
9 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:42 12:24 18:06
Venus 06:59 13:42 20:24
Moon 13:28 20:34 02:45
Mars 08:12 14:51 21:30
Jupiter 20:46 02:31 08:11
Saturn 02:08 06:54 11:41

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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