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
07:18
Sunset
19:16
Twilight ends
20:45
Twilight begins
05:49

18-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

87%

18 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:44 13:52 20:00
Venus 07:13 13:54 20:35
Moon 23:26 04:03 09:35
Mars 08:53 15:40 22:28
Jupiter 21:07 02:52 08:33
Saturn 02:34 07:20 12:07
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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