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
06:33
Sunset
19:21
Twilight ends
20:57
Twilight begins
04:57

9-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

57%

9 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:44 11:21 16:59
Venus 08:15 15:47 23:19
Moon 12:49 20:30 03:19
Mars 03:38 08:24 13:10
Jupiter 03:11 07:55 12:39
Saturn 03:30 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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41.14°N
73.26°W
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