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

Supernova SN2017egm discovered

Tue, 23 May 2017 (239 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3191. It has received the designation SN2017egm.

The supernova is reported to be a Type SLSN-I event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 10h19m00s; declination +46°27'.

The sky on 23 May 2017
Sunrise 05:49
Sunset 20:21
Twilight ends
22:13
Twilight begins
03:57

27-day old moon
Age of Moon
27 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:50 11:29 18:09
Venus 03:49 10:09 16:29
Moon 04:38 11:06 17:35
Mars 06:59 14:27 21:55
Jupiter 16:03 21:54 03:48
Saturn 21:56 02:47 07:34

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: , 2017arXiv170608517N, 2017ATel10498....1D, 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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