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

Supernova SN2017eaw discovered

Sun, 14 May 2017 (341 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 6946. It has received the designation SN2017eaw.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II P event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 20h34m40s; declination +60°11'.

The sky on 14 May 2017
Sunrise
05:56
Sunset
20:13
Twilight ends
22:01
Twilight begins
04:09

18-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

90%

18 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:01 11:30 17:59
Venus 04:03 10:16 16:29
Moon 23:34 03:44 08:41
Mars 07:11 14:36 22:02
Jupiter 16:41 22:31 04:25
Saturn 22:34 03:25 08:12
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: , 2018arXiv180100340T, 2014Ap&SS.354...89B, 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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