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
06:20
Sunset
19:21
Twilight ends
20:58
Twilight begins
04:43

13-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

90%

13 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:21 12:00 18:38
Venus 03:41 10:50 18:00
Moon 18:03 23:11 03:20
Mars 05:16 12:06 18:55
Jupiter 09:48 15:24 21:00
Saturn 14:40 19:21 00:05
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: , 2009ApJ...696..870D, 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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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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