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

Supernova SN2017fqk discovered

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 (270 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 1137. It has received the designation SN2017fqk.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 02h54m00s; declination +02°58'.

The sky on 24 July 2017
Sunrise
06:02
Sunset
20:28
Twilight ends
22:17
Twilight begins
04:12

1-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

0%

1 day old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:18 15:00 21:42
Venus 03:07 10:24 17:41
Moon 07:37 14:29 21:20
Mars 06:04 13:19 20:34
Jupiter 12:12 17:58 23:45
Saturn 17:34 22:22 03:13
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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