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

Supernova SN2019cec discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC5278
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 5278. It has received the designation SN2019cec.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 13h41m40s; declination +55°40'.

The sky on 25 March 2019
Sunrise
07:06
Sunset
19:26
Twilight ends
20:56
Twilight begins
05:36

19-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

78%

19 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:17 12:07 17:56
Venus 05:41 11:02 16:23
Moon 23:53 05:00 10:08
Mars 09:21 16:33 23:46
Jupiter 01:49 06:33 11:17
Saturn 03:35 08:23 13:11
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 paper: , 2016A&A...594A..13P.

Image credit

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

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77.49°W
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