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

Supernova SN2018gl discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3070. It has received the designation SN2018gl.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 09h58m00s; declination +10°21'.

The sky on 12 January 2018
Sunrise
07:27
Sunset
17:07
Twilight ends
18:41
Twilight begins
05:52

25-day old moon
Waning Crescent

13%

25 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:06 10:48 15:31
Venus 07:35 12:21 17:06
Moon 03:39 08:49 14:00
Mars 02:52 07:57 13:02
Jupiter 02:39 07:47 12:55
Saturn 06:07 10:52 15:37
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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