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
06:13
Sunset
17:51
Twilight ends
19:23
Twilight begins
04:41

11-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

93%

11 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:27 12:14 18:00
Venus 06:29 13:15 20:01
Moon 15:12 22:05 04:16
Mars 07:48 14:32 21:16
Jupiter 20:22 02:05 07:44
Saturn 01:49 06:30 11:10
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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Latitude:
Longitude:
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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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