Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda  ·  M 31  ·  NGC 224
Probable Nova M31 - confirmation image, 



    
        

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Probable Nova M31 - confirmation image
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Probable Nova M31 - confirmation image

Probable Nova M31 - confirmation image, 



    
        

            dcnikon
Probable Nova M31 - confirmation image
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Probable Nova M31 - confirmation image

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 14, 2014
Frames:
Integration:
0
Avg. Moon age:
20.95 days
Avg. Moon phase:
62.58%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 387337

RA center: 00h42m47s.3

DEC center: +41°1528

Pixel scale: 0.650 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 126.465 degrees

Field radius: 0.262 degrees

Resolution: 2047x2047

Description

Note : I did not discover this nova!

This image was made last night using a C14, Artemis 4021 Mono, Optec 0.5x reducer and IDAS LPR V4.

About 10 minutes of exposure, the nova is quite weak and wind and bad seeing were not helping.

Read more about the nova here : http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=6563

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Probable Nova M31 - confirmation image, 



    
        

            dcnikon