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

Supernova AT2017fvz discovered

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 (261 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 6822. It has received the designation AT2017fvz.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 19h45m00s; declination -14°46'.

The sky on 02 August 2017
Sunrise
06:10
Sunset
20:19
Twilight ends
22:05
Twilight begins
04:25

10-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

73%

10 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:30 14:56 21:22
Venus 03:13 10:33 17:52
Moon 16:31 21:33 01:55
Mars 05:58 13:07 20:17
Jupiter 11:43 17:27 23:12
Saturn 16:58 21:45 02:36
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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