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 03 March 2018
Sunrise
06:23
Sunset
17:44
Twilight ends
19:16
Twilight begins
04:51

16-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

98%

16 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:55 12:49 18:44
Venus 07:00 12:53 18:46
Moon 19:58 01:08 07:26
Mars 01:54 06:31 11:08
Jupiter 23:28 04:31 09:31
Saturn 03:00 07:39 12:18
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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