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

Supernova SN2017faa discovered

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 (204 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 4224. It has received the designation SN2017faa.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 13h19m00s; declination -02°30'.

The sky on 27 June 2017
Sunrise 05:45
Sunset 20:38
Twilight ends
22:38
Twilight begins
03:46

3-day old moon
Age of Moon
3 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:14 13:44 21:15
Venus 03:11 10:06 17:01
Moon 09:57 16:44 23:30
Mars 06:24 13:51 21:17
Jupiter 13:46 19:36 01:29
Saturn 19:28 00:19 05:06

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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