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

Supernova SN2017fgc discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 0474. It has received the designation SN2017fgc.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 01h20m10s; declination +03°24'.

The sky on 11 July 2017
Sunrise
05:52
Sunset
20:36
Twilight ends
22:31
Twilight begins
03:57

17-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

96%

17 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:32 14:41 21:50
Venus 03:05 10:13 17:22
Moon 22:20 02:51 08:00
Mars 06:14 13:35 20:56
Jupiter 12:56 18:45 00:37
Saturn 18:29 23:16 04:07
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: , 2009ApJ...696..870D, 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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