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

Supernova SN2017erp discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5861. It has received the designation SN2017erp.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 15h09m10s; declination -11°20'.

The sky on 13 June 2017
Sunrise
05:42
Sunset
20:35
Twilight ends
22:34
Twilight begins
03:43

19-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

88%

19 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:07 12:27 19:48
Venus 03:23 10:03 16:44
Moon 23:41 04:05 09:09
Mars 06:37 14:06 21:35
Jupiter 14:39 20:29 02:24
Saturn 20:27 01:19 06:06
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: , 2016A&A...594A..13P, 2011ApJ...737..103S.

Image credit

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

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Latitude:
Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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