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  • n  a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Pegasus and Aquila
  • n  type genus of the Delphinidae
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  • Geek Out! How to Build Your Own Nova Delphini Light Curve
    And now for something to appeal to your inner geek. Or, if you’re like me, your outer geek. Many of you have been watching the new nova in Delphinus with the naked eye and binoculars since it burst onto the scene early Aug. 14. In a moment I’ll show how to turn your observations into […]
    Aug. 21, 2013 - Universe Today
  • Naked-eye Nova in Delphinus
    Last Wednesday a white-dwarf star erupted in the constellation Delphinus, producing the brightest nova since 2007. Currently shining at magnitude 4.9, the nova is visible to the naked eye from dark locations far from city lights, and might remain so for weeks to come.
    Aug. 20, 2013 - SpaceRef
  • Update on the Bright Nova Delphini 2013; Plus a Gallery of Images from our Readers
    Since showing itself on August 14, 2013, a bright nova in the constellation Delphinus — now officially named Nova Delphini 2013 — has brightened even more. As of this writing, the nova is at magnitude 4.4 to 4.5, meaning that for the first time in years, there is a nova visible to the naked eye […]
    Aug. 16, 2013 - Universe Today

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