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

Supernova AT2017frq discovered

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 (273 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 6386. It has received the designation AT2017frq.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 17h28m50s; declination +52°43'.

The sky on 21 July 2017
Sunrise
06:00
Sunset
20:30
Twilight ends
22:21
Twilight begins
04:09

27-day old moon
Waning Crescent

7%

27 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:10 14:59 21:47
Venus 03:06 10:21 17:36
Moon 04:19 11:29 18:38
Mars 06:06 13:23 20:39
Jupiter 12:22 18:09 23:56
Saturn 17:47 22:34 03:25
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 paper: , 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
EDT

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