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

Supernova SN2017cfd discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 511. It has received the designation SN2017cfd.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 08h40m40s; declination +73°29'.

The sky on 16 March 2017
Sunrise
07:01
Sunset
18:59
Twilight ends
20:31
Twilight begins
05:29

18-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

87%

18 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:26 13:35 19:44
Venus 06:53 13:37 20:22
Moon 23:12 03:45 09:15
Mars 08:33 15:23 22:14
Jupiter 20:51 02:35 08:15
Saturn 02:23 07:04 11:44
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: , 2017arXiv171102474F, 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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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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