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

Supernova SN2017ffk discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 991. It has received the designation SN2017ffk.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h17m40s; declination -13°52'.

The sky on 08 July 2017
Sunrise
05:50
Sunset
20:37
Twilight ends
22:33
Twilight begins
03:54

14-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

99%

14 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:17 14:32 21:47
Venus 03:06 10:11 17:17
Moon 20:16 00:25 05:22
Mars 06:16 13:38 21:01
Jupiter 13:07 18:55 00:48
Saturn 18:41 23:28 04:20
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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