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

Supernova SN2017cfq discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 0491. It has received the designation SN2017cfq.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 08h03m50s; declination +26°31'.

The sky on 17 March 2017
Sunrise
07:16
Sunset
19:17
Twilight ends
20:46
Twilight begins
05:47

19-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

80%

19 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:43 13:55 20:06
Venus 07:07 13:48 20:29
Moon 23:26 04:47 10:08
Mars 08:51 15:39 22:27
Jupiter 21:02 02:48 08:29
Saturn 02:30 07:17 12:03
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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