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

Supernova SNhunt348 discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5277. It has received the designation SNhunt348.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 13h42m30s; declination +29°56'.

The sky on 09 February 2018
Sunrise
07:07
Sunset
17:38
Twilight ends
19:09
Twilight begins
05:37

23-day old moon
Waning Crescent

26%

23 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:02 12:02 17:03
Venus 07:36 12:54 18:12
Moon 02:27 07:32 12:36
Mars 02:28 07:18 12:08
Jupiter 01:05 06:10 11:16
Saturn 04:29 09:14 14:00
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
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