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

Supernova AT2018A discovered

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 01 January 2018
Sunrise
07:28
Sunset
16:56
Twilight ends
18:32
Twilight begins
05:52

14-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

99%

14 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:44 10:35 15:25
Venus 07:24 12:04 16:45
Moon 17:06 00:18 06:24
Mars 03:01 08:13 13:25
Jupiter 03:13 08:23 13:33
Saturn 06:45 11:30 16:14
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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