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

Supernova SN2017ijx discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3410. It has received the designation SN2017ijx.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 10h51m50s; declination +51°00'.

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

2-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

6%

2 days old

Planets
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
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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