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

Supernova SN2017fpt discovered

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 (182 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 732. It has received the designation SN2017fpt.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 01h56m20s; declination +36°48'.

The sky on 20 July 2017
Sunrise 05:59
Sunset 20:31
Twilight ends
22:22
Twilight begins
04:07

26-day old moon
Age of Moon
26 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:07 14:58 21:48
Venus 03:06 10:20 17:35
Moon 03:23 10:28 17:32
Mars 06:07 13:24 20:41
Jupiter 12:26 18:13 23:59
Saturn 17:51 22:38 03:30

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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