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

Supernova SN2017fax discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 7473. It has received the designation SN2017fax.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia-91bg event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 23h03m50s; declination +30°09'.

The sky on 25 June 2017
Sunrise
05:44
Sunset
20:38
Twilight ends
22:38
Twilight begins
03:45

1-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

1%

1 day old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:03 13:34 21:05
Venus 03:12 10:05 16:59
Moon 07:44 14:50 21:56
Mars 06:26 13:53 21:20
Jupiter 13:54 19:44 01:37
Saturn 19:36 00:28 05:15
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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