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

Supernova SN2017gjn discovered

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 (234 days ago)

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
06:35
Sunset
19:44
Twilight ends
21:19
Twilight begins
05:00

8-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

48%

8 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:17 12:45 19:13
Venus 03:53 11:02 18:11
Moon 14:22 19:27 00:32
Mars 05:40 12:30 19:20
Jupiter 10:18 15:57 21:36
Saturn 15:10 19:57 00:48
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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