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

Supernova SN2018kp discovered

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 (25 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3367. It has received the designation SN2018kp.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 10h46m30s; declination +13°44'.

The sky on 24 January 2018
Sunrise 07:21
Sunset 17:20
Twilight ends
18:53
Twilight begins
05:49

7-day old moon
Age of Moon
7 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:35 11:17 15:59
Venus 07:40 12:37 17:34
Moon 11:42 18:11 00:40
Mars 02:42 07:40 12:38
Jupiter 02:00 07:06 12:13
Saturn 05:26 10:10 14:55

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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EST

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