Evolution of Nova Her 2021 = V1674 Her

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David Boyd

Those following the class of this nova may be interested to know that the recent ATel 14728 has reported that it now looks more like a He/N nova than Fe II as was being reported by ATels up until June 16th. This change actually happened within 36 hours of its discovery on June 12.54 UT as this compilation of amateur spectra shows. Compare these with the spectrum of Nova Sgr 1991 in figure 2 of Williams, The Formation of Novae Spectra, AJ, 104, 725 (1992).