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

Supernova SN2018zd discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 2146. It has received the designation SN2018zd.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 06h18m00s; declination +78°22'.

The sky on 01 March 2018
Sunrise
06:41
Sunset
18:00
Twilight ends
19:29
Twilight begins
05:12

14-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

99%

14 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:11 13:01 18:51
Venus 07:19 13:09 18:59
Moon 18:01 00:34 06:27
Mars 02:07 06:50 11:34
Jupiter 23:48 04:56 10:00
Saturn 03:18 08:03 12:48
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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