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

Supernova SN2017gxq discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4964. It has received the designation SN2017gxq.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 13h05m20s; declination +56°19'.

The sky on 17 September 2017
Sunrise
06:34
Sunset
18:58
Twilight ends
20:31
Twilight begins
05:01

27-day old moon
Waning Crescent

11%

27 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:10 11:47 18:25
Venus 04:12 11:03 17:54
Moon 03:45 10:41 17:36
Mars 05:06 11:44 18:22
Jupiter 09:07 14:39 20:12
Saturn 13:47 18:27 23:08
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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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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