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

Supernova SN2017iji discovered

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 (58 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4174. It has received the designation SN2017iji.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h12m20s; declination +29°08'.

The sky on 20 November 2017
Sunrise 06:57
Sunset 16:51
Twilight ends
18:24
Twilight begins
05:24

2-day old moon
Age of Moon
2 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:53 13:25 17:57
Venus 05:56 11:07 16:17
Moon 08:44 13:42 18:40
Mars 03:35 09:18 15:02
Jupiter 05:18 10:37 15:55
Saturn 09:09 13:54 18:39

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
EST

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