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 18 January 2020
Sunrise
07:26
Sunset
17:14
Twilight ends
18:50
Twilight begins
05:50

23-day old moon
Waning Crescent

37%

23 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:57 12:46 17:34
Venus 09:24 14:52 20:19
Moon 01:16 06:59 12:32
Mars 04:07 08:55 13:43
Jupiter 06:23 11:06 15:49
Saturn 07:11 12:00 16:49
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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