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

Supernova PS17fur discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy MRK 1015. It has received the designation PS17fur.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 02h01m20s; declination -01°17'.

The sky on 28 October 2017
Sunrise
07:32
Sunset
18:13
Twilight ends
19:43
Twilight begins
06:02

9-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

52%

9 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:38 13:40 18:42
Venus 06:02 11:47 17:33
Moon 14:48 19:58 00:13
Mars 04:53 10:55 16:57
Jupiter 07:24 12:48 18:12
Saturn 11:29 16:14 21:00
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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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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