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

Supernova SN2017bzb discovered

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 06 March 2017
Sunrise
06:10
Sunset
17:38
Twilight ends
19:12
Twilight begins
04:37

8-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

68%

8 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:19 11:56 17:32
Venus 06:34 13:21 20:08
Moon 11:55 19:11 01:26
Mars 07:44 14:27 21:09
Jupiter 20:28 02:10 07:47
Saturn 01:56 06:32 11:09
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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42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

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