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

Supernova AT2017cet discovered

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 (308 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 922. It has received the designation AT2017cet.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 02h25m00s; declination -24°47'.

The sky on 15 March 2017
Sunrise 07:20
Sunset 19:15
Twilight ends
20:44
Twilight begins
05:51

17-day old moon
Age of Moon
17 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:44 13:49 19:54
Venus 07:18 14:00 20:41
Moon 22:31 03:18 09:02
Mars 08:55 15:42 22:28
Jupiter 21:11 02:57 08:38
Saturn 02:38 07:24 12:11

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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