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

Supernova PS17fqv discovered

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 (126 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 887. It has received the designation PS17fqv.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 02h19m30s; declination -16°04'.

The sky on 13 September 2017
Sunrise 06:48
Sunset 19:20
Twilight ends
20:51
Twilight begins
05:17

23-day old moon
Age of Moon
23 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:19 11:59 18:38
Venus 04:24 11:16 18:09
Moon 00:03 07:10 14:17
Mars 05:29 12:07 18:46
Jupiter 09:33 15:09 20:44
Saturn 14:12 18:59 23:46

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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