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 02 March 2018
Sunrise
06:17
Sunset
17:33
Twilight ends
19:07
Twilight begins
04:44

15-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

99%

15 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:47 12:38 18:29
Venus 06:54 12:44 18:34
Moon 18:42 00:08 06:45
Mars 01:50 06:23 10:57
Jupiter 23:26 04:27 09:24
Saturn 02:59 07:34 12:09
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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42.38°N
71.11°W
EST

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