Skip to comments.Update on the Bright Nova Delphini 2013; Plus a Gallery of Images from our Readers
Posted on 08/17/2013 10:08:13 AM PDT by BenLurkin
Since showing itself on August 14, 2013, a bright nova in the constellation Delphinus now officially named Nova Delphini 2013 has brightened even more. As of this writing, the nova is at magnitude 4.4 to 4.5, meaning that for the first time in years, there is a nova visible to the naked eye if you have a dark enough sky. Even better, use binoculars or a telescope to see this new star in the sky.
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Hmmm, this is one of the things on my “bucket list”
Better than hanging on till Betelgeuse blows up.
"Earthlings! Please help us!"
I remember Nova Cygni 1978... 1st magnitude. And it looked purple...
Another evolutionary event that won’t be seen as an event supporting Darwin’s theory of Evolution.
You must mean Nova Cygni 1975. Members of my club were among the first to see it. It was quite an evening. First time my Mom let me stay out all night.
I have yet to see this newest nova as we have had feet of rain (not inches) this last week. MAY have a chance tonight.
I thought novas were hot - been holding a marshmallow over my head on a long stick for hours and it isn’t even light tan yet.
Gotta stand on your roof.
You are correct... The fog of years, and all...
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