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 5°20'N.

The sky on 02 April 2020
Sunrise
06:32
Sunset
19:19
Twilight ends
20:54
Twilight begins
04:57

9-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

63%

9 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:45 11:23 17:01
Venus 08:16 15:49 23:22
Moon 12:46 20:30 04:07
Mars 03:38 08:24 13:10
Jupiter 03:09 07:52 12:36
Saturn 03:29 08:18 13:07
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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