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
06:52
Sunset
19:14
Twilight ends
20:44
Twilight begins
05:21

27-day old moon
Waning Crescent

11%

27 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:29 12:04 18:39
Venus 04:32 11:20 18:07
Moon 04:07 10:58 17:50
Mars 05:26 12:01 18:36
Jupiter 09:22 14:56 20:31
Saturn 13:57 18:44 23:31
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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