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

Supernova Gaia17clt discovered

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 (114 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy MRK 415. It has received the designation Gaia17clt.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 10h28m40s; declination +39°50'.

The sky on 29 September 2017
Sunrise 07:03
Sunset 18:55
Twilight ends
20:24
Twilight begins
05:34

9-day old moon
Age of Moon
9 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:25 12:35 18:44
Venus 04:58 11:29 17:59
Moon 15:30 20:31 00:39
Mars 05:17 11:42 18:08
Jupiter 08:47 14:18 19:50
Saturn 13:13 17:59 22:46

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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