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

Supernova SN2017eau discovered

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 (358 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 3203. It has received the designation SN2017eau.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h21m40s; declination +25°52'.

The sky on 26 April 2017
Sunrise
06:16
Sunset
19:56
Twilight ends
21:35
Twilight begins
04:37

29-day old moon
Waning Crescent

0%

29 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:51 12:26 19:02
Venus 04:35 10:43 16:51
Moon 06:49 13:24 19:59
Mars 07:37 14:55 22:13
Jupiter 18:01 23:48 05:40
Saturn 23:49 04:39 09:26
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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