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

Supernova PS17bwy discovered

Tue, 14 Mar 2017 (309 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4109. It has received the designation PS17bwy.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h06m50s; declination +42°59'.

The sky on 14 March 2017
Sunrise 07:21
Sunset 19:14
Twilight ends
20:43
Twilight begins
05:52

16-day old moon
Age of Moon
16 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:44 13:46 19:48
Venus 07:23 14:05 20:47
Moon 21:34 02:34 08:31
Mars 08:57 15:43 22:28
Jupiter 21:15 03:01 08:42
Saturn 02:41 07:28 12:14

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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39.04°N
77.49°W
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