NOVA VULPECULAE 2007


Discovered by Hiroshi Abe (Yatsuka-cho, Matsue, Shimane-ken, Japan) on several 30-s survey frames (limiting mag about 11.5) taken around Aug. 8.54 UT using a Canon EOS Kiss Digital Camera (+ 35-mm f/2.8 Pentax lens) at mag. 9.6. See IAUC 8861.
Position:   R.A. = 19h54m24s.3, Decl. = +2052'47" (equinox 2000.0)

SPECTROSCOPIC OBSERVATIONS

Observatory: Castanet Tolosan (France) - IAU959
Observer: Christian Buil
Telescope: Celestron 11 telescope (0.28 m diameter) -
Spectrograph: LHIRES3 with a 1200 g/mm grating (spectral sampling of 0.34 A/pixel, R=6800)
Camera: Audine KAF-0401E CCD
Note: telluric lines not rermoved, instrumental response corrected.
 

Run from 9 to 11 August 2007
 

Fast evolution of H-alpha profile
 

Na I region
 


IMAGE OF THE NOVA
Part of my personal Nova Survey Patrol
Canon EOS 400D camera
Canon lens 85 mm f/1.2 stopped at f/2.0
3 x 30 s exposures at ISO400
Images processed and assembled with Iris software


Animation of the field...
 


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