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

Supernova Gaia17clt discovered

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
06:46
Sunset
18:37
Twilight ends
20:09
Twilight begins
05:14

9-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

59%

9 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:08 12:18 18:28
Venus 04:39 11:12 17:45
Moon 15:18 20:13 00:16
Mars 04:58 11:25 17:53
Jupiter 08:32 14:01 19:30
Saturn 13:02 17:42 22:23
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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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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