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

Supernova SN2017gjn discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 1067. It has received the designation SN2017gjn.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 02h43m40s; declination +32°31'.

The sky on 29 August 2017
Sunrise
06:05
Sunset
19:23
Twilight ends
21:03
Twilight begins
04:24

8-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

48%

8 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:48 12:19 18:51
Venus 03:19 10:37 17:54
Moon 14:03 19:01 23:58
Mars 05:08 12:04 19:01
Jupiter 09:55 15:32 21:08
Saturn 14:54 19:31 00:13
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: , 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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42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

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