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

Supernova SN2018kp discovered

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 23 January 2018
Sunrise
07:22
Sunset
17:19
Twilight ends
18:52
Twilight begins
05:49

6-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

41%

6 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:33 11:14 15:56
Venus 07:40 12:36 17:31
Moon 11:08 17:22 23:37
Mars 02:43 07:41 12:40
Jupiter 02:03 07:10 12:17
Saturn 05:29 10:14 14:59
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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