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

Supernova SN2017cbv discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5643. It has received the designation SN2017cbv.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h32m30s; declination -44°08'.

The sky on 09 March 2017
Sunrise
06:29
Sunset
18:09
Twilight ends
19:38
Twilight begins
05:00

11-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

93%

11 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:43 12:30 18:18
Venus 06:49 13:32 20:15
Moon 15:33 22:23 04:29
Mars 08:08 14:49 21:30
Jupiter 20:38 02:22 08:03
Saturn 02:00 06:47 11:33
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: , 2014Ap&SS.354...89B, 2016A&A...594A..13P, 2017ApJ...845L..11H, 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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