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(IAAC) Obj: Nova Sagitarii 2004 - Inst: 9x63 binoculars



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Observation Poster: Stéphane Meloche <stephanemeloche@videotron.ca>
Observer: Stéphane Meloche
Your skills: Advanced (many years)
Date/time of observation: 20004/03/19 - 8h49 UT
Location of site: Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley, Qc, Canada (Lat 45.2083° N, Elev 343 m)
Site classification: Exurban
Sky darkness: 5.2 <Limiting magnitude>
Seeing: 7 <1-10 Seeing Scale (10 best)>
Moon presence: None - moon not in sky
Instrument: 9x63 binoculars
Magnification: 
Filter(s): 
Object(s): Nova Sagitarii 2004
Category: Other.
Class: 
Constellation: Sag
Data: mag 8.5  size 
Position: RA 18:19.3  DEC -28:36.6
Description:
Only my second nova observed with binos (the last one was Nova Cygnii 2001). There is a faint star visible near the coordinates given by Lew in a previous post. I used a AAVSO chart to make sure this is the right object. This observation was confirmed by my partner (Martin Morin) and with is 8" dobsonian.
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