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

Supernova SN2017fem discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 4452. It has received the designation SN2017fem.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II P event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h32m20s; declination +27°25'.

The sky on 02 July 2017
Sunrise
05:47
Sunset
20:38
Twilight ends
22:36
Twilight begins
03:49

8-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

61%

8 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:44 14:09 21:34
Venus 03:08 10:08 17:08
Moon 15:00 20:36 01:44
Mars 06:20 13:45 21:10
Jupiter 13:28 19:17 01:10
Saturn 19:07 23:54 04:45
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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