Thu, 17 Aug 2017 (192 days ago)
Dominic Ford, Editor
From the Novae & Supernovae feed
A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4993. It has received the designation SN2017gfo.
The supernova is reported to be a Type Kilonova event.
The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 13h09m40s; declination -23°22'.
|The sky on 17 August 2017|
All times shown in EDT.
The data presented here was taken from the Open Supernova Catalog.
Library image; does not depict newly discovered supernova. © Tom Boles