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

Supernova SN2017fms discovered

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 (185 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 1371. It has received the designation SN2017fms.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 21h20m10s; declination -04°52'.

The sky on 17 July 2017
Sunrise 05:57
Sunset 20:33
Twilight ends
22:26
Twilight begins
04:04

23-day old moon
Age of Moon
23 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:57 14:54 21:50
Venus 03:05 10:18 17:31
Moon 01:11 07:39 14:07
Mars 06:09 13:28 20:46
Jupiter 12:36 18:23 00:14
Saturn 18:04 22:51 03:42

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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