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

Supernova Gaia17dis discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 633. It has received the designation Gaia17dis.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 01h36m20s; declination -37°19'.

The sky on 21 November 2017
Sunrise
06:58
Sunset
16:51
Twilight ends
18:24
Twilight begins
05:25

3-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

11%

3 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:54 13:26 17:58
Venus 05:58 11:08 16:17
Moon 09:35 14:30 19:25
Mars 03:34 09:17 14:59
Jupiter 05:15 10:33 15:52
Saturn 09:05 13:50 18:35
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 paper: , 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
EDT

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