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'.

The sky on 10 April 2019
Sunrise
06:22
Sunset
19:26
Twilight ends
21:04
Twilight begins
04:45

5-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

22%

5 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:29 11:15 17:02
Venus 05:14 10:56 16:37
Moon 10:00 17:22 00:45
Mars 08:30 15:57 23:25
Jupiter 00:37 05:15 09:53
Saturn 02:24 07:06 11:49
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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