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

Supernova SN2020llx discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC7140
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 7140. It has received the designation SN2020llx.

The supernova is reported to be a Type II event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 21h52m10s; declination -55°33'.

The sky on 31 May 2020
Sunrise
05:23
Sunset
20:18
Twilight ends
22:21
Twilight begins
03:20

9-day old moon
Waxing Gibbous

62%

9 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 06:49 14:31 22:12
Venus 05:36 13:10 20:45
Moon 14:31 20:43 02:28
Mars 01:43 07:14 12:44
Jupiter 23:22 04:11 08:56
Saturn 23:38 04:31 09:20
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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