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Observation by Nick James: Two novae in M31

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Nick James

Observer

Nick James

Observed

2021 Sep 16 - 00:00

Uploaded

2021 Sep 19 - 08:39

Objects

The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

Equipment
  • ASI6200MM + Celestron HD11
Exposure

10x60s

Location

Chelmsford, UK

Target name

M31

Title

Two novae in M31

About this image

Two brightish (around mag 17-18) novae in M31 at the moment discovered by XOSS on September 11.6 (AT2021ypo and AT2021ypn). Here is a blink of my patrol images from the mornings of September 10 and September 16. Can you spot them?

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Nick James
Nick James, 2021 Sep 19 - 22:20 UTC

It helps to download the GIF and do the checking full screen. There is also a third fading nova (2021vgi) below centre. You can also see Hubble's first Cepheid (V1) flashing on an off in the lower right. 

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