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Supernova SN2018gj discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC6217
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 6217. It has received the designation SN2018gj.

The supernova is reported to be a Type IIb event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 16h32m00s; declination +78°12'.

The sky on 11 January 2018
Sunrise
07:28
Sunset
17:07
Twilight ends
18:42
Twilight begins
05:54

24-day old moon
Waning Crescent

20%

24 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:05 10:48 15:31
Venus 07:36 12:21 17:05
Moon 02:44 08:05 13:26
Mars 02:54 08:00 13:05
Jupiter 02:43 07:52 13:00
Saturn 06:12 10:57 15:41
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.

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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