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

Supernova SN2017ein discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3938. It has received the designation SN2017ein.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ic event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 11h52m50s; declination +44°07'.

The sky on 25 May 2017
Sunrise
05:25
Sunset
20:12
Twilight ends
22:12
Twilight begins
03:25

29-day old moon
Waning Crescent

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29 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:28 11:14 18:00
Venus 03:28 09:51 16:14
Moon 05:45 12:45 19:44
Mars 06:33 14:08 21:44
Jupiter 15:39 21:28 03:22
Saturn 21:37 02:22 07:03
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: , 2018ApJ...860...90V, 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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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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