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

Supernova Gaia17cif discovered

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 (124 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 4527. It has received the designation Gaia17cif.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 15h05m30s; declination -42°27'.

The sky on 15 September 2017
Sunrise 06:50
Sunset 19:17
Twilight ends
20:48
Twilight begins
05:19

25-day old moon
Age of Moon
25 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:23 12:01 18:38
Venus 04:28 11:18 18:08
Moon 01:59 09:06 16:14
Mars 05:27 12:04 18:41
Jupiter 09:27 15:02 20:37
Saturn 14:05 18:52 23:38

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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