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(1)Hello, This email message is a notification to let you know that a file has been uploaded to the Files area of the astro-hawaii group. File :
Dec 14, 2015
(1)Normally, one of the best showers of the year, this time it was seriously affected by the bright gibbous moon up most of the night. However, Friday night/Sat
Dec 14, 2013
(1)At the moment its a very difficult object in Hawaii. It rises after onset of morning twilight, and is very low in the SE, just a few degrees elevation. (A
Dec 5, 2013
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(7)Vello, I sent you a private email. Not sure of the prospects of recovering the debris of the comet yet. Its still at a very poor solar elongation for
Dec 4, 2013
(1)It went from Perseus thru Andromeda, ending W of the square of Pegasus, as seen from my observing site in Ocean View. Much brighter than Venus, almost as the
Nov 24, 2013
(1)This thread is for documenting the typical zenith sky brightness on clear, dark, moonless nights around the state of Hawaii, by using the SQM-L meters produced
Nov 11, 2013
(1)The latest light curve I uploaded shows the history of this nova (now named V339 Del) since its discovery 2 months ago. Its an extremely well observed nova, by
Oct 14, 2013
(2)That observation seems to have "disappeared"(?) from the AAVSO database. Anyways, it looks like the nova may be entering the dust obscuration phase, with a
Sep 25, 2013
(1)As the latest lightcurve shows, the nova seems to be starting to fade more rapidly now, below 5th magnitude.
Aug 19, 2013
(1)I'll be uploading latest lightcurves periodically to the Photos "Nova" folder. As of Aug 18, it has plateau in brightness a little below its peak on Aug 16.
Aug 18, 2013
(1)The recent AAVSO observations show it has declined a bit from what appears the maximum around 12:00ut on Aug 16. Could this then be the peak, or it might have
Aug 16, 2013
(3)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
Aug 16, 2013
(1)A discussion group for anything astronomical in Hawaii. Please join in! Mahalo nui loa.
Aug 13, 2013
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