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

Supernova PS17cke discovered

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 (276 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4532. It has received the designation PS17cke.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h34m10s; declination +06°28'.

The sky on 16 April 2017
Sunrise 06:30
Sunset 19:46
Twilight ends
21:22
Twilight begins
04:54

19-day old moon
Age of Moon
19 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:35 13:27 20:19
Venus 05:00 11:11 17:22
Moon 00:00 05:00 10:00
Mars 07:54 15:05 22:17
Jupiter 18:46 00:36 06:22
Saturn 00:33 05:20 10:06

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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