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

Supernova SN2017cjb discovered

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 (301 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4779. It has received the designation SN2017cjb.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h53m50s; declination +09°42'.

The sky on 23 March 2017
Sunrise 07:07
Sunset 19:23
Twilight ends
20:53
Twilight begins
05:37

25-day old moon
Age of Moon
25 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:41 14:11 20:40
Venus 06:36 13:12 19:48
Moon 04:27 09:34 14:40
Mars 08:39 15:32 22:25
Jupiter 20:35 02:22 08:04
Saturn 02:07 06:54 11:40

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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