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

Supernova SN2017eaz discovered

Sun, 14 May 2017 (252 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 0939. It has received the designation SN2017eaz.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 13h47m40s; declination +03°24'.

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

18-day old moon
Age of Moon
18 days

All times shown in EDT.
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

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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39.04°N
77.49°W
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