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

Supernova SN2017gkk discovered

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
06:17
Sunset
19:26
Twilight ends
21:04
Twilight begins
04:40

10-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

67%

10 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:42 12:15 18:49
Venus 03:35 10:47 18:00
Moon 15:53 20:44 00:51
Mars 05:18 12:10 19:02
Jupiter 09:57 15:34 21:11
Saturn 14:51 19:32 00:17
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, 2017ATel10698....1O, 2011ApJ...737..103S.

Image credit

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

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Longitude:
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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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