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

Supernova SN2017epb discovered

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 (222 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5550. It has received the designation SN2017epb.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h18m20s; declination +12°53'.

The sky on 09 June 2017
Sunrise 05:42
Sunset 20:33
Twilight ends
22:31
Twilight begins
03:44

15-day old moon
Age of Moon
15 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:57 12:09 19:22
Venus 03:27 10:04 16:40
Moon 20:42 00:53 05:57
Mars 06:41 14:10 21:39
Jupiter 14:55 20:45 02:40
Saturn 20:44 01:36 06:22

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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