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M31 Nova November 13

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Observer
Martin Ratcliffe
Time of observation
13/11/2017 - 07:40
Object
M31
Observing location
Valley Center, KS, USA
Equipment
C-14 Edge HD
SBIG 2000XM
Exposure
5 x 2 minutes
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Image of recently discovered nova in M31, taken within 24 hours of discovery. Stack of 5 x 2 minute exposures, Clear filter, SBIG ST2000XM set at -5 deg C. Image stacked in AIP4WIN and processed with PhotoShop, levels, curves, and high pass filter. Nova announced in ATEL #10955 in images by the WIYN telescope on Kitt Peak. Nova located approximately 66" N and 12" W of the center.
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