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
06:33
Sunset
18:06
Twilight ends
19:35
Twilight begins
05:05

8-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

68%

8 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:42 12:21 18:01
Venus 07:04 13:46 20:28
Moon 12:30 19:37 01:45
Mars 08:14 14:52 21:30
Jupiter 20:51 02:35 08:15
Saturn 02:11 06:58 11:44
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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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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