Nova Delphinus 2013
06:00 - 08:00 August 21, 2013 (UTC)
This Nova was first seen about a week before I had an opportunity to
This project was done using Narrowband
for Stars (nb4stars). The filter set used was Strömgren
V, Strömgren Yel, and 20 nm Ha. Here are the 3 annotated images.
Unfortunately after looking at the images in the morning I realized
I saturated the nova. Thus I cannot get an accurate color for
it. My system is much more sensitive to the Strömgren Yellow
and 20nm Ha filter than it is to the Strömgren V filter.
Annotated was done using PixInsight. Coordinates of the Nova
were obtained from the AAVSO Notice.
using 20 nm Ha filter
Using Strömgren Y filter
Using Strömgren V filter
This shows the location of the Nova. HIP 98894 is a reference G2V
star that I plan to use on another night to calibrate my image.
click to see an image that
includes dimmer stars
This is the plot of the magnitude of the Nova as of Sept 15. For
updated information see the source.
Use the name "Nova Del 2013".
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