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

Supernova Gaia18aho discovered

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 (27 days ago)

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5743. It has received the designation Gaia18aho.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Candidate event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h45m10s; declination -20°54'.

The sky on 29 January 2018
Sunrise 07:18
Sunset 17:25
Twilight ends
18:58
Twilight begins
05:46

12-day old moon
Age of Moon
12 days

All times shown in EST.
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:45 11:30 16:16
Venus 07:40 12:43 17:46
Moon 15:47 22:58 05:07
Mars 02:38 07:33 12:28
Jupiter 01:43 06:49 11:55
Saturn 05:08 09:53 14:38

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
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