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

Supernova PS17esc discovered

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 (227 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 6787. It has received the designation PS17esc.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 19h16m00s; declination +60°24'.

The sky on 04 September 2017
Sunrise
06:40
Sunset
19:35
Twilight ends
21:08
Twilight begins
05:07

14-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

95%

14 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:35 12:13 18:50
Venus 04:05 11:08 18:11
Moon 18:55 00:17 04:40
Mars 05:35 12:21 19:07
Jupiter 10:00 15:38 21:15
Saturn 14:47 19:34 00:24
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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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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