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

Supernova SN2017grw discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 6018. It has received the designation SN2017grw.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 15h57m20s; declination +15°52'.

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

21-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

73%

21 days old

Planets
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
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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