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

Supernova SN2017glq discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 208. It has received the designation SN2017glq.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 02h08m20s; declination +06°23'.

The sky on 03 September 2017
Sunrise
06:29
Sunset
19:45
Twilight ends
21:36
Twilight begins
04:38

13-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

90%

13 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:27 12:16 19:04
Venus 03:40 11:07 18:34
Moon 18:39 23:34 03:27
Mars 05:19 12:22 19:24
Jupiter 10:10 15:40 21:09
Saturn 15:17 19:36 23:55
All times shown in PDT.

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: , 2009ApJ...696..870D, 2016A&A...594A..13P, 2011ApJ...737..103S.

Image credit

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

Seattle

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Longitude:
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47.61°N
122.33°W
PDT

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