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

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 12 January 2018
Sunrise
07:17
Sunset
16:45
Twilight ends
18:23
Twilight begins
05:39

25-day old moon
Waning Crescent

19%

25 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:57 10:33 15:09
Venus 07:26 12:05 16:44
Moon 03:27 08:33 13:40
Mars 02:41 07:41 12:42
Jupiter 02:27 07:31 12:35
Saturn 05:58 10:36 15:15
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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73.26°W
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