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

Supernova SN2020hvf discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC3643
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 3643. It has received the designation SN2020hvf.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 11h21m20s; declination 3°00'N.

The sky on 21 April 2020
Sunrise
06:02
Sunset
19:39
Twilight ends
21:21
Twilight begins
04:20

28-day old moon
Waning Crescent

1%

28 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 05:39 12:00 18:21
Venus 07:48 15:38 23:29
Moon 05:46 11:58 18:20
Mars 03:05 08:04 13:02
Jupiter 02:00 06:45 11:30
Saturn 02:18 07:07 11:57
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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