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

Supernova SN2017grn discovered

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 (128 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 1498. It has received the designation SN2017grn.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 23h31m50s; declination -05°00'.

The sky on 11 September 2017
Sunrise 06:46
Sunset 19:24
Twilight ends
20:55
Twilight begins
05:15

21-day old moon
Age of Moon
21 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:18 11:58 18:39
Venus 04:19 11:15 18:10
Moon 23:14 05:18 12:06
Mars 05:30 12:10 18:50
Jupiter 09:39 15:15 20:51
Saturn 14:20 19:07 23:54

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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