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

Supernova SN2017igf discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3901. It has received the designation SN2017igf.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 11h42m40s; declination +77°22'.

The sky on 17 November 2017
Sunrise
06:54
Sunset
16:53
Twilight ends
18:26
Twilight begins
05:21

29-day old moon
Waning Crescent

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29 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:47 13:21 17:54
Venus 05:49 11:04 16:18
Moon 05:58 11:22 16:47
Mars 03:37 09:23 15:09
Jupiter 05:27 10:46 16:05
Saturn 09:19 14:04 18:49
All times shown in EST.

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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