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

Supernova SN2020afp discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: IC3900
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy IC 3900. It has received the designation SN2020afp.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h55m40s; declination +27°15'.

The sky on 18 January 2020
Sunrise
07:15
Sunset
16:51
Twilight ends
18:28
Twilight begins
05:38

23-day old moon
Waning Crescent

42%

23 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:44 12:27 17:09
Venus 09:11 14:36 20:01
Moon 01:11 06:39 12:07
Mars 03:56 08:37 13:19
Jupiter 06:12 10:49 15:26
Saturn 07:00 11:44 16:27
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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