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
05:13
Sunset
20:07
Twilight ends
22:12
Twilight begins
03:08

29-day old moon
Waning Crescent

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29 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:18 11:06 17:53
Venus 03:18 09:42 16:07
Moon 05:34 12:36 19:38
Mars 06:20 14:00 21:40
Jupiter 15:31 21:20 03:13
Saturn 21:32 02:14 06:51
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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42.38°N
71.11°W
EST

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