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Nova Aquilae 2020 No. 2

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Nova Aquilae 2020 No. 2

We have another northern hemisphere nova to observe!

Patrick Schmeer reports on the BAA VSS Alert email list:

Discovered by Palomar Gattini-IR collaboration (PGIR) Coordinates (J2000.0): R.A. 19 14 26.27 Decl. +14 44 40.1

Mag J = 13.3, r 15.2

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Further spectroscopy and multiband photometry are encouraged.

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N Aql 2020 No. 2 chart

A chart and sequence are now available at the AAVSO website.

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Superposition difficulty

I was not able to resolve the nova from its adjacent star in images taken overnight with the T18 scope in defocus mode for photometry. Not sure how to proceed. Stewart