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Supernova SN2018is discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5054. It has received the designation SN2018is.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 13h16m50s; declination -16°37'.

The sky on 20 January 2018
Sunrise
07:13
Sunset
16:54
Twilight ends
18:31
Twilight begins
05:37

3-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

8%

3 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:16 10:51 15:25
Venus 07:29 12:16 17:03
Moon 09:20 14:49 20:18
Mars 02:35 07:30 12:25
Jupiter 02:02 07:04 12:07
Saturn 05:30 10:09 14:47
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: , 2014Ap&SS.354...89B, 2016A&A...594A..13P, 2011ApJ...737..103S.

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41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

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