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

Supernova SN2017dfq discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3506. It has received the designation SN2017dfq.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 11h03m10s; declination +11°04'.

The sky on 20 April 2017
Sunrise
06:24
Sunset
19:50
Twilight ends
21:27
Twilight begins
04:47

23-day old moon
Waning Crescent

42%

23 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:16 13:02 19:48
Venus 04:49 10:58 17:07
Moon 03:02 08:14 13:25
Mars 07:47 15:01 22:15
Jupiter 18:28 00:19 06:05
Saturn 00:17 05:04 09:50
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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