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

Supernova SN2017eji discovered

Mon, 29 May 2017 (233 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 1339. It has received the designation SN2017eji.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 20h57m50s; declination -17°57'.

The sky on 29 May 2017
Sunrise 05:46
Sunset 20:26
Twilight ends
22:20
Twilight begins
03:51

4-day old moon
Age of Moon
4 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:47 11:37 18:27
Venus 03:41 10:06 16:31
Moon 10:05 17:06 00:08
Mars 06:52 14:21 21:50
Jupiter 15:39 21:29 03:23
Saturn 21:31 02:22 07:09

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: , 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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