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

Supernova SN2017dka discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5409. It has received the designation SN2017dka.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h01m40s; declination +09°29'.

The sky on 30 April 2017
Sunrise
06:11
Sunset
20:00
Twilight ends
21:41
Twilight begins
04:30

4-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

18%

4 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:36 12:06 18:37
Venus 04:27 10:35 16:43
Moon 10:14 17:22 00:31
Mars 07:31 14:51 22:10
Jupiter 17:43 23:31 05:23
Saturn 23:32 04:23 09:10
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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Latitude:
Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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