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Nova in Sagittarius

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newly discovered Nova in Sagittarius (current magnitude is 8 so it's a binocular object). Details at;

www.cloudynights.com/ubbthreads/showflat...in/504133#Post504133

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Replied by StephenK on topic Re: Nova in Sagittarius

I posted this up in general too :oops: :oops:
If we ever see a clear sky again we shall count ourselves lucky. :cry:
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Replied by Keith g on topic Re:

Hi all, the latest is that is has actually faded already to about mag 8.6, yet to be confirmed, but looks like it's a Na - fast type nova.

Here are links to some charts to help you find it:

ar.geocities.com/varsao/Carta_V4028_Sgr.htm

ar.geocities.com/varsao/Carta_Nova_Sgr_2005_2.htm

ar.geocities.com/varsao/Carta_Nova_Sgr_2005_2_Tel2.htm

Keith..
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