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

Supernova Gaia17dge discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 6195. It has received the designation Gaia17dge.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 16h36m30s; declination +39°01'.

The sky on 24 November 2017
Sunrise
07:01
Sunset
16:49
Twilight ends
18:23
Twilight begins
05:28

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

35%

6 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:57 13:28 18:00
Venus 06:06 11:11 16:16
Moon 11:45 16:52 21:59
Mars 03:32 09:12 14:52
Jupiter 05:07 10:24 15:42
Saturn 08:55 13:40 18:25
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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