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

Supernova SN2017gww discovered

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 (113 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 7816. It has received the designation SN2017gww.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 00h03m40s; declination +07°28'.

The sky on 26 September 2017
Sunrise 07:00
Sunset 19:00
Twilight ends
20:29
Twilight begins
05:31

6-day old moon
Age of Moon
6 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:10 12:26 18:43
Venus 04:52 11:27 18:02
Moon 13:06 18:07 23:07
Mars 05:19 11:47 18:15
Jupiter 08:55 14:28 20:00
Saturn 13:24 18:10 22:57

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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