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
06:25
Sunset
18:50
Twilight ends
20:25
Twilight begins
04:50

27-day old moon
Waning Crescent

11%

27 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 04:59 11:38 18:18
Venus 04:01 10:54 17:48
Moon 03:34 10:32 17:30
Mars 04:56 11:36 18:15
Jupiter 09:00 14:31 20:02
Saturn 13:42 18:19 22:55
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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Latitude:
Longitude:
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42.38°N
71.11°W
EDT

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