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'.

The sky on 21 October 2020
Sunrise
07:11
Sunset
18:03
Twilight ends
19:35
Twilight begins
05:39

5-day old moon
Waxing Crescent

25%

5 days old

Planets
Rise Culm. Set
Mercury 08:04 13:08 18:13
Venus 04:06 10:24 16:43
Moon 12:57 17:26 21:55
Mars 17:41 00:06 06:26
Jupiter 13:36 18:15 22:54
Saturn 13:57 18:40 23:24
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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