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

Supernova SN2017ein discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC3938
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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 31 October 2020
Sunrise
07:17
Sunset
17:39
Twilight ends
19:14
Twilight begins
05:42

15-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

99%

15 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:15 11:43 17:12
Venus 04:18 10:21 16:24
Moon 18:03 00:14 06:49
Mars 16:43 23:04 05:29
Jupiter 12:57 17:33 22:08
Saturn 13:14 17:54 22:35
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
EDT

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