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
06:23
Sunset
19:27
Twilight ends
21:07
Twilight begins
04:43

5-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

27%

5 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:31 11:17 17:04
Venus 05:17 10:59 16:40
Moon 09:49 17:25 00:00
Mars 08:30 15:58 23:26
Jupiter 00:36 05:14 09:52
Saturn 02:23 07:06 11:48
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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41.14°N
73.26°W
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