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

Supernova SN2017eaw discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC6946
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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
05:23
Sunset
19:57
Twilight ends
21:55
Twilight begins
03:26

18-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

90%

18 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:33 11:05 17:38
Venus 03:37 09:52 16:06
Moon 23:17 03:18 08:08
Mars 06:35 14:12 21:49
Jupiter 16:19 22:07 03:59
Saturn 22:20 03:01 07:38
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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42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

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