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Nova! Nova Cassiopeiae 2020

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About this observation
Observer
David Swan
Time of observation
29/07/2020 - 22:04
Object
Nova Cassiopeiae 2020
Observing location
Tynemouth, UK
Equipment
200mm SCT
Hyperstar
Baader UV+IR cut
ASI294MC
Exposure
30 x 5s
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Time stated is UT.

The image is calibrated, but it is not quite right (flats!). It was all done in a bit of a dash, having read Guy's alert and then made use of a brief clear patch of sky.

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mike harlow's picture

Hi David,

Haven't seen an alert yet so an RA and Dec would be useful and a scale on your image!

Thanks,

Mike.

mike harlow's picture

Sorry David, I assume it's this ATEL13903.

Mike.

djswan2002's picture

No, you're quite right. I'll replace the image with the annotations this eve. It is easy enough to do nowadays! I also image alt az, so it can cause confusion if people think celestial north is up in my images.

A quick astrometry.net solution

Image centre: RA 00 11 28 DEC +66 10 46. Size: 2.4 x 1.7deg. Orientation: Up is 65.4 deg E of N. Scale: 4.85 arcsec/px

Jeremy's picture

Well done for capturing the Nova, David!

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