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Observation by Graham Winstanley: M52 and Nova CAS

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Graham Winstanley

Observer

Graham Winstanley

Observed

2021 Mar 20 - 21:00

Uploaded

2021 Mar 28 - 19:43

Objects

M52
Nova Cas 2021

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Constellation

Cassiopeia

Field centre

RA: 23h24m
Dec: +61°24'
Position angle: +36°18'

Field size

0°36' × 0°27'

Equipment
  • Altair Astro 115mm triplet
Exposure

30 x 30s

Location

Bassingham, Lincolnshire

Target name

M52 and Nova CAS

Title

M52 and Nova CAS

About this image

Processing in Pixinsight.

The nova is the brightest star at lower left

There is evidence of chromatic dispersion on the brighter white stars. Not sure whether this is due to atmospheric effect at low altitude or camera tilt.

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