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

Supernova SN2017hbi discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 959. It has received the designation SN2017hbi.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 02h32m30s; declination +35°29'.

The sky on 02 October 2017
Sunrise
07:06
Sunset
18:50
Twilight ends
20:19
Twilight begins
05:37

12-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

85%

12 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:40 12:43 18:45
Venus 05:05 11:31 17:57
Moon 17:28 22:56 03:24
Mars 05:14 11:37 18:01
Jupiter 08:38 14:09 19:39
Saturn 13:02 17:48 22:34
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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