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
05:48
Sunset
20:23
Twilight ends
22:16
Twilight begins
03:55

29-day old moon
Waning Crescent

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29 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:48 11:31 18:14
Venus 03:46 10:08 16:30
Moon 06:07 13:02 19:58
Mars 06:57 14:25 21:54
Jupiter 15:55 21:45 03:40
Saturn 21:48 02:39 07:26
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: , 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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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