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

Supernova AT2017hmy discovered

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 (114 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 777. It has received the designation AT2017hmy.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 02h00m10s; declination +31°26'.

The sky on 25 September 2017
Sunrise 06:59
Sunset 19:01
Twilight ends
20:30
Twilight begins
05:30

5-day old moon
Age of Moon
5 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:05 12:24 18:43
Venus 04:50 11:26 18:02
Moon 12:13 17:20 22:26
Mars 05:20 11:49 18:17
Jupiter 08:58 14:31 20:03
Saturn 13:28 18:14 23:01

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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39.04°N
77.49°W
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