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

Supernova AT2018A discovered

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 (17 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 147. It has received the designation AT2018A.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 00h33m30s; declination +48°36'.

The sky on 02 January 2018
Sunrise 07:28
Sunset 16:57
Twilight ends
18:33
Twilight begins
05:52

15-day old moon
Age of Moon
15 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:45 10:35 15:25
Venus 07:25 12:06 16:46
Moon 18:13 00:18 07:30
Mars 03:00 08:12 13:23
Jupiter 03:10 08:20 13:30
Saturn 06:42 11:26 16:11

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
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