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
05:18
Sunset
20:25
Twilight ends
22:33
Twilight begins
03:11

19-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

88%

19 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:44 12:10 19:37
Venus 03:03 09:46 16:30
Moon 23:28 03:48 08:47
Mars 06:13 13:49 21:25
Jupiter 14:23 20:13 02:06
Saturn 20:16 01:02 05:43
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: , 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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Latitude:
Longitude:
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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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