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

Supernova AT2017chi discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5331. It has received the designation AT2017chi.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 13h52m10s; declination +02°06'.

The sky on 13 March 2017
Sunrise
07:23
Sunset
19:13
Twilight ends
20:42
Twilight begins
05:54

15-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

99%

15 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:44 13:43 19:42
Venus 07:28 14:11 20:53
Moon 20:37 01:48 08:00
Mars 08:59 15:44 22:28
Jupiter 21:20 03:05 08:46
Saturn 02:45 07:32 12:18
All times shown in EDT.

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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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