archive: SETI [ASTRO] Nova Vela 99 (magnitude 3!!)

SETI [ASTRO] Nova Vela 99 (magnitude 3!!)

Larry Klaes ( lklaes@bbn.com )
Mon, 24 May 1999 08:41:32 -0400

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>From: "Victor R. Ruiz" <rvr@idecnet.com>
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>Subject: [ASTRO] Nova Vela 99 (magnitude 3!!)
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>Reply-To: "Victor R. Ruiz" <rvr@idecnet.com>
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> Hello:
>
> This message is forwarded from the VSNET list. Greetings to the observers
>down under (Dec: ~-52°),
>
> Good nights... of good observing!
>
>Víctor R. Ruiz
>rvr@idecnet.com
>
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>Date: Sun, 23 May 1999 01:16:38 +0930
>From: Fraser Farrell <fraserf@dove.net.au>
>To: vsnet-alert@kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp
>Cc: assa-chat@assa.org.au, varstar@voyager.co.nz, aavso@aavso.org
>Subject: [vsnet-alert 3012] Nova Vel 1999
>
>G'day all,
>
>Although it's been raining almost all evening here, I did get a _quick_
>eyeball of Nova Vel. The only useable comparison at the time was
>Mu Vel (mag 2.7v):
>
>star yyyymmdd (UT) mag
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>VELNOVA1999 19990522.125 2.9:
>
>
>Some finder and comparison charts (courtesy of Guide 6.0 and the
>YBS5 & Tycho Catalogues) are now available from:
>
>http://www.assa.org.au/vstars/nvvel99.htm
>
>These go from mag 0.8 down to 10.2. If it gets too bright,
>there's also Alpha and Beta Cen (mags 0.0 and 0.6 respectively).
>
>
>
>
>cheers,
>Fraser Farrell
>
>http://www.dove.net.au/~fraserf/
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