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

Supernova SN2017hia discovered

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 (97 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 1748. It has received the designation SN2017hia.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ic event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 01h56m00s; declination +17°38'.

The sky on 12 October 2017
Sunrise 07:15
Sunset 18:35
Twilight ends
20:03
Twilight begins
05:46

22-day old moon
Age of Moon
22 days

All times shown in EDT.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:29 13:06 18:44
Venus 05:27 11:37 17:48
Moon 23:52 07:02 14:12
Mars 05:06 11:21 17:36
Jupiter 08:09 13:37 19:06
Saturn 12:26 17:12 21:58

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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