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

Supernova SN2017igf discovered

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 (61 days ago)

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 18 November 2017
Sunrise 06:55
Sunset 16:52
Twilight ends
18:25
Twilight begins
05:22

30-day old moon
Age of Moon
30 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:49 13:22 17:55
Venus 05:51 11:05 16:18
Moon 06:55 12:08 17:22
Mars 03:36 09:21 15:06
Jupiter 05:24 10:43 16:02
Saturn 09:16 14:01 18:46

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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