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

Supernova Gaia17bua discovered

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 (187 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 7775. It has received the designation Gaia17bua.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 23h52m20s; declination +28°46'.

The sky on 15 July 2017
Sunrise 05:55
Sunset 20:34
Twilight ends
22:28
Twilight begins
04:01

21-day old moon
Age of Moon
21 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:49 14:50 21:51
Venus 03:05 10:16 17:28
Moon 00:02 06:00 11:59
Mars 06:11 13:30 20:49
Jupiter 12:43 18:30 00:22
Saturn 18:12 22:59 03:50

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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