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Observation by Kevin Gurney: Nova Per 2020: low resolution spectrum

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Kevin Gurney

Observer

Kevin Gurney

Observed

2020 Nov 26 - 23:30

Uploaded

2020 Nov 27 - 14:34

Equipment
  • Celestron C11
  • Alpy 600
  • 0.63 Focal Reducer
  • Atik460EX
  • MESU200 mount
Exposure

9 subs, 300s each

Location

Sheffield

Target name

Nova Per 2020

Title

Nova Per 2020: low resolution spectrum

About this image

I receive the variable star outburst alerts via email but most are too faint for my spectroscopy rig. I was therefore excited to see a possibility with the recently announced Nova in Perseus. Its currently mag 10 (or thereabouts) and so well within the reach of a C11 and Alpy. Intermittent cloud didnt help (some subs were rejected) but enough data in teh end to see main details I think.

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