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
05:44
Sunset
19:53
Twilight ends
21:44
Twilight begins
03:53

17-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

97%

17 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:56 14:15 20:34
Venus 02:45 10:15 17:45
Moon 21:08 01:57 07:18
Mars 05:20 12:33 19:45
Jupiter 10:57 16:38 22:19
Saturn 16:13 20:51 01:32
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

Cambridge

Latitude:
Longitude:
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42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

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