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Supernova SN2017gax discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC1672
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 1672. It has received the designation SN2017gax.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ib/c event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 04h45m40s; declination -59°14'.

The sky on 14 August 2017
Sunrise
06:22
Sunset
20:06
Twilight ends
21:46
Twilight begins
04:42

22-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

60%

22 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:07 14:22 20:36
Venus 03:29 10:47 18:05
Moon 23:51 06:29 13:07
Mars 05:51 12:52 19:54
Jupiter 11:06 16:48 22:30
Saturn 16:10 20:57 01:49
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.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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