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NOVA CENTAURI 2013

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 6th January 2014 in Nova, Recent Posts
Below is an image of Nova Centauri 2013 obtained with a Canon 100-400mm IS-LM lens at 100mm FL. Magnitude of NOVA CEN 2013 was  5.785 at 4:15 GMT Jan 6 2014

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NOVA DEL 2013 Wideangle

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 8th September 2013 in Nova, Recent Posts
Image obtained with a SIGMA 8-15mm lens and a T3i. The first is the complete image and below we can see it zoomed over the NOVA / / / / / / / /ALTAIR_LIGHT_60s_400iso_f5-0_+27c_1732stdev_20130908-19h20m08s187ms / / / /NOVA DEL 2013

NOVA DEL 2013 DSS Spectrum

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 31st August 2013 in Nova, Novae, Recent Posts, Spectroscopy
This is a spectrum of nova DEL 2013 on 31 AUG
The first image is the full spectrum with HAlpha peak, and the second is a zoomed image in Y. The third is IR region and the fourth the UV region.
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NOVA DEL 2013 High Resolution Spectrum

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 24th August 2013 in Nova, Novae, Recent Posts, Spectroscopy
This is NOVA DEL 2013 calibrated against ALTAIR on 25 AUG / / / /Normalized and smoothed / / / /nova del dia 25 / / / /This is NOVA DEL 2013 calibrated against ALTAIR on 24 AUG / / / /Normalized and smoothed / / / /nova del norm / / / /Smooth / / / /nova del ii_2 / / / /No smooth / / / /nova del ii / / / /Here we have a combination of Altair, P CYG and Nova DEl 2013 in the H Gamma area. Calibration was only 2 lines and images are backwards / / / /tot. / / / /Below separated. / / / /ndel final crop / / / /p cyg final crop / / / /altair

NOVA DELPHINUS 2013

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 14th August 2013 in Nova, Novae, Recent Posts, Spectroscopy
Spectrum Obtained at 2013-08-17T01:32:34.000′ GMT with 120sec exposure DSS7 resolution 5A per pixel, ST8, SCT10 / / / /Expansion at H-Alpha measured to 1336 km/s / / / /nova del / / / / / /Below is Nova Delphinus Spectrum obtained at 2013-08-15T00:05:28.000′ GMT. Telescope was a 10 in SCT, DSS spectrograph and ST8 NABG CCD. Exposure 60 seconds. / / / /Expansion at H-Alpha measured to 1699 km/s / / / /Beautiful P Cygni lines in Balmer Series. / / / / / /novadel2 / / / /Image LRGB 1 minute exposure, 14 in SCT on a Chronosmount HPO. Scale 0.62 arcsec;pixel 3000mm FL, ST8. / / / /Astrometry 20h 23 m 30.69 sec + 20 46 03.5 USNOA2 / / / /NOVADELP2013

V603AQL – Nova 1918 – Spectrum

Posted by Paulo Cacella on 5th September 2010 in Nova, Novae, Spectroscopy, Stars
This is the famous 1918 nova in aquila. We obtained the photometry and the spectrum of this object using a C14-G11-DSS7 . The object was measured at 11.640 mag. Image was obtained with FL 2990mm 1.24arcsec/pixel binned by software. / / / / / / / /  / / / /