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

Supernova SN2017gpn discovered

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 (134 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 1343. It has received the designation SN2017gpn.

The supernova is reported to be a Type IIb event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 03h37m40s; declination +72°31'.

The sky on 06 September 2017
Sunrise 06:42
Sunset 19:32
Twilight ends
21:04
Twilight begins
05:09

16-day old moon
Age of Moon
16 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:27 12:06 18:45
Venus 04:09 11:10 18:11
Moon 20:06 01:05 06:40
Mars 05:34 12:18 19:02
Jupiter 09:54 15:31 21:09
Saturn 14:39 19:26 00:17

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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39.04°N
77.49°W
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