Nova Sagittarii 2011 n2 (V5588 Sgr)

 


Discovered by Koichi Nishiyama, Kurume, Japan, and Fujio Kabashima, Miyaki, Japan, at magnitude 11.7 on two unfiltered CCD frames taken around March 27.832 UT.

Position: RA = 18m10m21.35s , Dec: -2305'30.6" (equinox 2000.0) - see IAU CBET #2672.

April 2.114, 2011 observation

Setup: Celestron 11 telescope (0.28-m diameter) + LISA spectrograph (sampling = 2.1 A/pixel - R = 600 - 50 microns slit) + QSI583 CCD camera (5.4 microns pixel - bin. 1x1).
Observatory: Castanet Tolosan (France)
Observer: Christian Buil
Note: The object is very low above the horizon (H=14, air mass=4.08) - Atmospheric absorption is corrected.

V mag. = 13.2 (source AAVSO)
Exposure: 9 x 300 sec.
Download _v45588sgr_20110402_096.dat

 


May 24.044, 2011 observation

Setup: Celestron 11 telescope (0.28-m diameter) + LISA spectrograph + Atik314L+.
Observatory: Castanet Tolosan (France)
Observer: Christian Buil

V mag. = 14.2 (source  AAVSO)
Exposure: 7 x 300 sec.
Download _v45588sgr_20110524_044..fit

 




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