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

Supernova SN2018rz discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5618. It has received the designation SN2018rz.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II P event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h27m10s; declination -02°16'.

The sky on 10 February 2018
Sunrise
07:06
Sunset
17:39
Twilight ends
19:10
Twilight begins
05:36

24-day old moon
Waning Crescent

18%

24 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:03 12:05 17:07
Venus 07:35 12:55 18:14
Moon 03:21 08:19 13:17
Mars 02:27 07:16 12:06
Jupiter 01:01 06:07 11:12
Saturn 04:26 09:11 13:56
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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