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

Supernova Gaia17bxb discovered

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 (174 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4963. It has received the designation Gaia17bxb.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 13h05m50s; declination +41°43'.

The sky on 27 July 2017
Sunrise 06:05
Sunset 20:25
Twilight ends
22:13
Twilight begins
04:16

4-day old moon
Age of Moon
4 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:24 15:01 21:37
Venus 03:09 10:27 17:45
Moon 10:52 17:01 23:11
Mars 06:02 13:15 20:28
Jupiter 12:02 17:48 23:34
Saturn 17:22 22:09 03:01

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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