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

Supernova SN2020ftl discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC4277
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 4277. It has received the designation SN2020ftl.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 12h20m00s; declination +05°20'.

The sky on 02 April 2020
Sunrise
06:34
Sunset
19:19
Twilight ends
20:54
Twilight begins
04:59

9-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

58%

9 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:47 11:24 17:02
Venus 08:18 15:51 23:23
Moon 13:05 20:31 03:08
Mars 03:39 08:25 13:11
Jupiter 03:10 07:53 12:37
Saturn 03:31 08:19 13:08
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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