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

Supernova SN2018zz discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5419. It has received the designation SN2018zz.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 14h03m30s; declination -33°58'.

The sky on 02 March 2018
Sunrise
06:24
Sunset
17:43
Twilight ends
19:14
Twilight begins
04:53

15-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

98%

15 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:55 12:47 18:38
Venus 07:02 12:52 18:43
Moon 18:51 00:17 06:52
Mars 01:55 06:32 11:09
Jupiter 23:32 04:35 09:35
Saturn 03:03 07:43 12:22
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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41.14°N
73.26°W
EDT

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