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
06:48
Sunset
19:16
Twilight ends
21:02
Twilight begins
05:03

27-day old moon
Waning Crescent

10%

27 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:17 12:04 18:50
Venus 04:16 11:19 18:23
Moon 03:59 11:04 18:10
Mars 05:13 12:00 18:47
Jupiter 09:30 14:55 20:20
Saturn 14:24 18:43 23:02
All times shown in PDT.

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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47.61°N
122.33°W
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