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

Supernova SN2017dhr discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 2076. It has received the designation SN2017dhr.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 05h46m40s; declination -16°47'.

The sky on 20 April 2017
Sunrise
06:04
Sunset
19:36
Twilight ends
21:18
Twilight begins
04:23

23-day old moon
Waning Crescent

42%

23 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:56 12:45 19:35
Venus 04:32 10:42 16:51
Moon 02:50 07:56 13:02
Mars 07:24 14:44 22:04
Jupiter 18:12 23:58 05:47
Saturn 00:06 04:47 09:27
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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Longitude:
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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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