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

Supernova SN2017hgz discovered

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 (192 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 7130. It has received the designation SN2017hgz.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 21h48m20s; declination -34°57'.

The sky on 10 October 2017
Sunrise
07:13
Sunset
18:38
Twilight ends
20:06
Twilight begins
05:45

20-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

75%

20 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:20 13:02 18:44
Venus 05:22 11:36 17:50
Moon 22:53 05:05 12:10
Mars 05:08 11:25 17:41
Jupiter 08:15 13:44 19:12
Saturn 12:33 17:19 22:05
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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