T Pyx

2011, April 30 update


Recurrent nova. Eruption discovered by M. Linnolt (Hawaii, United States) at a visual magnitude of 13.0 on 2011 April 14.3. This is the first outburst of T Pyx since December 7, 1966, nearly 45 years ago (IAUC 9205). See also: AAVSO T Pyx campaign.

Coordinates (2000.0) = RA : 9h04m41.5s - Dec : -3222'47.5"


Log of observations

#

Date
(DD/MM/YYY)

Observer

Instrument

Exposure

Resolution

Range (A)

fits files

dat files

Notes

1

15.809 / 04 / 2011

C. Buil

LISA + C11 + QSI583

8 x 300 s

1000

3850 - 6850

_tpyx_20110415_809_buil.fit

_tpyx_20110415_809_buil.dat

1

2

16.809 / 04 / 2011

C. Buil

LISA + C11 + QSI583

6 x 300 s

1000

3850 - 9400

_tpyx_20110416_809_buil.fit

_tpyx_20110416_809_buil.dat

1

3

17.809 / 04 / 2011

C. Buil

LISA + C11 + QSI583

8 x 300 s

1000

3850 - 6850

_tpyx_20110417_809_buil.fit

_tpyx_20110417_809_buil.dat

1

4

17.819 / 04 / 2011

T. Garrel

Lhires III (2400) + CN212 + Atik314L+

1920 s

17000

6500 - 6620

_tpyx_20110417_819_garrel.fit

_tpyx_20110417_819_garrel.dat

1

5

17.827 / 04 / 2011

B. Mauclaire

Lhires III (150) + SC 0.3 m + ST10

3000 s

600

4200 - 7500

_tpyx_20110417_827_mauclaire.fit

_tpyx_20110417_827_mauclaire.dat

 1

6

18.801 / 04 / 2011

T. Garrel

Lhires III (2400) + CN212 + Atik314L+

2880 s

17000

6500 - 6620

_tpyx_20110418_801_garrel.fit

_tpyx_20110418_801_garrel.dat

 

7

18.808 / 04 / 2011

C. Buil

LISA + C11 + QSI583

12 x 300 s

1000

3850 - 6850

_tpyx_20110418_808_buil.fit

_tpyx_20110418_808_buil.dat

1

8

18.834 / 04 / 2011

S. Ubaud

Lhires III (2400) + C11 + QSI583

1220 s

17000

6500 - 6600

_tpyx_20110418_834_ubaud.fit

_tpyx_20110418_834_ubaud.dat

1

9

19.825 / 04 / 2011

C. Buil

LISA + C11 + QSI583

6 x 300 s

1000

3850-6850

_tpyx_20110419_825_buil.fit

_tpyx_20110419_825_buil.dat

1

10

20.825 / 04 / 2011

S. Ubaud

Lhires III (2400) + C11 + QSI583

6 x 600 s

17000

6500 - 6620

_tpyx_20110420_825_ubaud.fit

_tpyx_20110420_825_ubaud.dat

 1

11

21.824 / 04 / 2011

B. Mauclaire

Lhires III (150) + SC 0.3 m + ST10

3000 s

600

4200 - 7500

_tpyx_20110421_824_mauclaire.fit

_tpyx_20110421_824_mauclaire.dat

1

12

26.809 / 04 / 2011

T. Garrel

Lhires III (2400) + CN212 + Atik314L+

960 s

17000

6500 - 6620

_tpyx_20110426_809_garrel.fit

_tpyx_20110426_809_garrel.dat

1

13

26.825 / 04 / 2011

C. Buil

eShel + C11 + QSI532

5 x 300 s

10000

6400 - 6800

_tpyx_20110426_825_buil.fit

_tpyx_20110426_825_buil.dat

1

14

29.812 / 04 / 2011

S. Ubaud

Lhires III (2400) + C11 + QSI583

2450 s

17000

6500 - 6620

_tpyx_20110429_812_ubaud.fit

_tpyx_20110429_812_ubaud.dat

1

15

29.820 / 04 / 2011

C. Buil

LISA + C11 + QSI583

5 x 300 s

1000

3850-6850

_tpyx_20110429_820_buil.fit

_tpyx_20110429_820_buil.dat

1

Note 1: Date correspond to time of first image start acquisition.

Conditions for use of data in publications                                                               
Note there is no a complete validation check prior to adding spectra to this table. Users should verify the quality of the spectra with the observers concerned.
Use of these data in research publications is encouraged (with citation or association of observers concerned).

Profile plots

15.809 / 04 / 2011
C. Buil

16.809 / 04 / 2011
C. Buil
(Vis + IR)

17.809 / 04 / 2011
C. Buil

17.819 / 04 / 2011
T. Garrel

17.827 / 04 / 2011
B. Mauclaire

18.801 / 04 / 2011
T. Garrel

18.808 / 04 / 2011
C. Buil

18.834 / 04 / 2011
S. Ubaud

19.825 / 04 / 2011
C. Buil

20.825 / 04 / 2011
S. Ubaud

21.824 / 04 / 2011
B. Mauclaire

26.809 / 04 / 2011
T. Garrel

26.825 / 04 / 2011
C. Buil
(telluric H2O removed)

29.812 / 04 / 2011
S. Ubaud

29.820 / 04 / 2011
C. Buil

 
Related sites:

AAVSO :
http://www.aavso.org/campaign-monitor-recurrent-nova-t-pyx-throughout-2011-eruption
C. Buil novae page:
http://astrosurf.com/buil/nova_tpyx/obs.htm
B. Mauclaire page :
http://bmauclaire.free.fr/astronomie/spectro/atlas/novae/t_pyx/index.php


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