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

Supernova SN2020ssf discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC7722
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 7722. It has received the designation SN2020ssf.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 23h38m40s; declination +15°57'.

The sky on 06 September 2020
Sunrise
06:24
Sunset
19:17
Twilight ends
20:53
Twilight begins
04:49

18-day old moon
Waning Gibbous

85%

18 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 07:51 13:53 19:56
Venus 02:45 09:57 17:09
Moon 21:42 03:45 10:12
Mars 21:09 03:40 10:06
Jupiter 16:25 21:02 01:44
Saturn 16:54 21:37 02:25
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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