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

Supernova AT2017glg discovered

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 (229 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 7469. It has received the designation AT2017glg.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 23h03m10s; declination +08°52'.

The sky on 02 September 2017
Sunrise
06:38
Sunset
19:38
Twilight ends
21:11
Twilight begins
05:05

12-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

83%

12 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:47 12:21 18:56
Venus 04:01 11:06 18:11
Moon 17:36 22:39 02:49
Mars 05:37 12:24 19:11
Jupiter 10:06 15:44 21:22
Saturn 14:54 19:41 00:32
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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