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

Supernova SN2017fvf discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 1285. It has received the designation SN2017fvf.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II P event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 03h17m50s; declination -07°18'.

The sky on 30 July 2017
Sunrise
06:07
Sunset
20:22
Twilight ends
22:09
Twilight begins
04:21

7-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

45%

7 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:28 14:59 21:30
Venus 03:11 10:30 17:49
Moon 13:46 19:17 00:14
Mars 06:00 13:11 20:22
Jupiter 11:52 17:38 23:23
Saturn 17:10 21:57 02:48
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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Latitude:
Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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