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

Supernova SN2018aoz discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3923. It has received the designation SN2018aoz.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 11h51m00s; declination -28°44'.

The sky on 02 April 2018
Sunrise
06:33
Sunset
19:17
Twilight ends
20:52
Twilight begins
04:58

16-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

96%

16 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:18 12:45 19:12
Venus 07:25 14:12 20:58
Moon 21:50 02:23 07:58
Mars 02:13 06:47 11:21
Jupiter 22:25 03:30 08:31
Saturn 02:08 06:47 11:27
All times shown in EDT.

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: , 2014Ap&SS.354...89B, 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
EDT

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