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4Re: New Nova in Delphinus

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  • startestisbest
    Aug 16, 2013
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      Its now mag 4.4 by my estimate! Can be seen naked eye with little trouble. Seems to be continuing to brighten at about 1 magnitude/day. I uploaded a wider area chart to the Nova photo folder for comparison stars to mag 3.5

      Mike

      --- In astro-hawaii@yahoogroups.com, "startestisbest" <mlinnolt@...> wrote:
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      > I estimated it at mag 5.5 last night,and others now have it at about 5.0, so it may still get brighter!
      >
      > --- In astro-hawaii@yahoogroups.com, astro-hawaii-owner@yahoogroups.com wrote:
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      > > It is about 6th magnitude and an easy binocular target from practically any location (even Honolulu!). And possibly by naked eye too, if you have dark skies. Its designation is PNV J20233073+2046041
      > > and a binocular-scale finder chart is in the Nova photo folder.
      > >
      > > Observations can be submitted at www.aavso.org
      > >
      > > Good observing!
      > >
      >
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