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

Supernova SN2020xtz discovered

Dominic Ford, Editor
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Objects: NGC6574
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A new supernova has been reported in the galaxy NGC 6574. It has received the designation SN2020xtz.

The supernova is reported to be a Type Ia event.

The coordinates of the supernova are right ascension 18h11m50s; declination 14°58'N.

The sky on 21 October 2020
Sunrise
07:10
Sunset
18:06
Twilight ends
19:38
Twilight begins
05:38

5-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

30%

5 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:03 13:08 18:13
Venus 04:08 10:27 16:45
Moon 12:53 17:27 22:02
Mars 17:45 00:05 06:26
Jupiter 13:36 18:14 22:53
Saturn 13:58 18:42 23:25
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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41.14°N
73.26°W
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