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

Supernova SN2017gmr discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 0988. It has received the designation SN2017gmr.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 02h35m30s; declination -09°21'.

The sky on 04 September 2017
Sunrise
06:21
Sunset
19:20
Twilight ends
20:56
Twilight begins
04:45

14-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

95%

14 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:16 11:56 18:36
Venus 03:43 10:51 17:59
Moon 18:41 23:59 04:18
Mars 05:15 12:04 18:53
Jupiter 09:45 15:21 20:57
Saturn 14:36 19:17 23:58
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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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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