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

Supernova AT2017ewt discovered

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 (215 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 2103. It has received the designation AT2017ewt.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 04h39m50s; declination -76°50'.

The sky on 20 June 2017
Sunrise 05:43
Sunset 20:37
Twilight ends
22:37
Twilight begins
03:43

26-day old moon
Age of Moon
26 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:35 13:05 20:35
Venus 03:16 10:04 16:52
Moon 03:13 09:47 16:22
Mars 06:30 13:58 21:27
Jupiter 14:12 20:02 01:56
Saturn 19:58 00:49 05:36

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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