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
06:40
Sunset
18:01
Twilight ends
19:30
Twilight begins
05:11

15-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

98%

15 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:11 13:04 18:56
Venus 07:18 13:09 19:01
Moon 19:10 00:34 07:07
Mars 02:06 06:49 11:32
Jupiter 23:44 04:52 09:57
Saturn 03:14 07:59 12:45
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
EDT

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