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

Supernova SN2017gkk discovered

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 (139 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 2748. It has received the designation SN2017gkk.

The supernova is reported to be a Type IIb event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 09h13m40s; declination +76°28'.

The sky on 31 August 2017
Sunrise 06:36
Sunset 19:41
Twilight ends
21:15
Twilight begins
05:02

10-day old moon
Age of Moon
10 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:01 12:32 19:04
Venus 03:57 11:04 18:11
Moon 16:05 21:02 01:13
Mars 05:38 12:27 19:16
Jupiter 10:12 15:51 21:29
Saturn 15:02 19:49 00:40

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, 2017ATel10698....1O, 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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