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'N.

The sky on 17 January 2020
Sunrise
07:13
Sunset
16:50
Twilight ends
18:27
Twilight begins
05:36

22-day old moon
Waning Crescent

37%

22 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:41 12:22 17:03
Venus 09:10 14:33 19:56
Moon 23:49 05:48 11:38
Mars 03:56 08:38 13:20
Jupiter 06:14 10:51 15:27
Saturn 07:03 11:46 16:29
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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