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

Supernova SN2018yu discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 1888. It has received the designation SN2018yu.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 05h22m30s; declination -11°29'.

The sky on 01 March 2018
Sunrise
06:26
Sunset
17:42
Twilight ends
19:13
Twilight begins
04:54

14-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

99%

14 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:56 12:44 18:33
Venus 07:03 12:52 18:41
Moon 17:41 00:17 06:13
Mars 01:56 06:33 11:11
Jupiter 23:35 04:39 09:39
Saturn 03:07 07:46 12:25
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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Latitude:
Longitude:
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41.14°N
73.26°W
EST

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