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

Supernova SN2017izu discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 4352. It has received the designation SN2017izu.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 13h58m20s; declination -34°30'.

The sky on 13 December 2017
Sunrise
07:19
Sunset
16:46
Twilight ends
18:22
Twilight begins
05:43

25-day old moon
Waning Crescent

14%

25 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:07 11:57 16:47
Venus 06:50 11:35 16:21
Moon 02:54 08:36 14:18
Mars 03:16 08:42 14:07
Jupiter 04:11 09:24 14:38
Saturn 07:50 12:35 17:20
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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