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

Supernova SN2017fzw discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 2217. It has received the designation SN2017fzw.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia-91bg event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 06h21m30s; declination -27°12'.

The sky on 09 August 2017
Sunrise
05:55
Sunset
19:59
Twilight ends
21:46
Twilight begins
04:08

17-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

97%

17 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:05 14:23 20:42
Venus 02:58 10:23 17:49
Moon 21:15 02:06 07:30
Mars 05:32 12:41 19:51
Jupiter 11:05 16:47 22:29
Saturn 16:18 20:59 01:45
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: , 2014Ap&SS.354...89B, 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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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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