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

Supernova SN2017gah discovered

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 (160 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 7187. It has received the designation SN2017gah.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 22h02m40s; declination -32°47'.

The sky on 10 August 2017
Sunrise 06:17
Sunset 20:10
Twilight ends
21:52
Twilight begins
04:35

18-day old moon
Age of Moon
18 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:21 14:37 20:53
Venus 03:22 10:41 18:01
Moon 22:05 03:11 08:51
Mars 05:53 12:57 20:01
Jupiter 11:17 17:00 22:43
Saturn 16:25 21:12 02:03

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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