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

Supernova SN2017dps discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 4296. It has received the designation SN2017dps.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 13h36m30s; declination -33°58'.

The sky on 01 May 2017
Sunrise
06:10
Sunset
20:01
Twilight ends
21:42
Twilight begins
04:29

5-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

28%

5 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:33 12:02 18:31
Venus 04:25 10:33 16:41
Moon 11:15 18:20 00:31
Mars 07:29 14:50 22:10
Jupiter 17:38 23:26 05:19
Saturn 23:28 04:19 09:06
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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