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V392 Per: nova spectrum

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About this observation
Observer
David Swan
Time of observation
06/05/2018 - 21:32
Object
V392 Per
Observing location
Tynemouth, UK
Equipment
200mm SCT @ f/6.3
ASI183MM
StarAnalyser100
FireCapture and RSpec
Exposure
1 x 10s

Time stated is UT. The y axis label is intensity, although no instrument response correction has been applied.

I also used the Aperture Photometry Tool to measure the instrumental mags of the nova and nearby TYC star in a 1s frame, where the stars are well, but not overexposed. I get a mag of 8.5.

Calculation:

V392 Per Nova = -14.221

TYC star (known V band mag 9.33) = -13.3844

Delta = 0.8366

Therefore Nova = 8.4934

This is obviously an approximation, as the colours of the two objects are quite different.

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