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

Supernova SN2017gtd discovered

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 (216 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 221. It has received the designation SN2017gtd.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II P event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 02h22m40s; declination +28°15'.

The sky on 16 September 2017
Sunrise
06:51
Sunset
19:16
Twilight ends
20:46
Twilight begins
05:20

26-day old moon
Waning Crescent

19%

26 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:26 12:02 18:39
Venus 04:30 11:19 18:08
Moon 03:02 10:03 17:05
Mars 05:26 12:03 18:39
Jupiter 09:25 14:59 20:34
Saturn 14:01 18:48 23:34
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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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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