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

Supernova SN2020ue discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC4636
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4636. It has received the designation SN2020ue.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h42m40s; declination +02°39'.

The sky on 12 January 2020
Sunrise
07:17
Sunset
16:44
Twilight ends
18:22
Twilight begins
05:39

17-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

97%

17 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:33 12:08 16:42
Venus 09:17 14:32 19:46
Moon 19:17 01:24 08:43
Mars 03:59 08:44 13:29
Jupiter 06:31 11:07 15:43
Saturn 07:21 12:04 16:47
All times shown in EST.

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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