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

Supernova Gaia18aho discovered

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 28 January 2018
Sunrise
07:18
Sunset
17:24
Twilight ends
18:57
Twilight begins
05:46

11-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

91%

11 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:43 11:28 16:12
Venus 07:40 12:42 17:43
Moon 14:44 21:56 04:01
Mars 02:39 07:34 12:30
Jupiter 01:46 06:53 11:59
Saturn 05:12 09:57 14:41
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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