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

Supernova SN2017iji discovered

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 19 November 2017
Sunrise
06:56
Sunset
16:52
Twilight ends
18:25
Twilight begins
05:23

1-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

2%

1 day old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:51 13:24 17:56
Venus 05:54 11:06 16:18
Moon 07:50 12:55 17:59
Mars 03:36 09:20 15:04
Jupiter 05:21 10:40 15:58
Saturn 09:12 13:57 18:42
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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Longitude:
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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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