SN 1917A

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SN 1917A
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Date19 July 1917[1]
HostFireworks Galaxy (NGC 6946)[1]
Peak apparent magnitude14.6[1]

SN 1917A is a supernova that occurred in the Fireworks Galaxy on 19 July 1917. It was discovered by George Willis Ritchey. It reached a peak magnitude of 14.6 mag and is 37"W and 105"S of the core of the Fireworks Galaxy.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Frommert, Hartmut; Kronberg, Christine (9 March 2009), NGC 6946,, retrieved 31 August 2011

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