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

Supernova SN2019dfa discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: IC582
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 582. It has received the designation SN2019dfa.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 09h58m50s; declination 17°49'N.

The sky on 10 April 2019
Sunrise
06:39
Sunset
19:41
Twilight ends
21:15
Twilight begins
05:05

5-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

27%

5 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:43 11:31 17:19
Venus 05:28 11:12 16:55
Moon 10:10 17:39 01:11
Mars 08:51 16:13 23:34
Jupiter 00:46 05:30 10:15
Saturn 02:33 07:22 12:10
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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39.04°N
77.49°W
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