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

Supernova SN2017fqo discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 716. It has received the designation SN2017fqo.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 01h53m00s; declination +12°42'.

The sky on 23 July 2017
Sunrise
06:01
Sunset
20:28
Twilight ends
22:19
Twilight begins
04:11

29-day old moon
Waning Crescent

0%

29 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:16 15:00 21:44
Venus 03:07 10:23 17:39
Moon 06:28 13:31 20:34
Mars 06:05 13:20 20:35
Jupiter 12:16 18:02 23:48
Saturn 17:39 22:26 03:17
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: , 2016A&A...594A..13P, 2011ApJ...737..103S.

Image credit

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

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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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