Sgr Sagittarius, 

Nova Sagittarii 2015 No. 2 = PNV J18365700-2855420

location: remote with Siding Spring Australia, Telescope T12, Takahashi FSQ ED 106mm, 530mm focal length, SBIG STL-11000M camera

1x 60s standard calibration

detail of next image

measurement of the brightness of the Nova gives app. 5.8m

2015_04_06, 05:10 local time zone and 15:10 UTC exposures taken

AAVSO Alert Notice 512

Animated image

see above, Supernova brightest object in center

compared the image above taken at 2015_04_06 with a small part of wide field image taken at  2012_09_12 of the same region

at the position of the nova no star brighter than 10m is visible

detailed part of the near region of the SN
detailed part of the near region of the SN compared with DSS2 optical HEALPix survey presented with Aladin Lite
position in Sgr
Chart of the region


created : 06.04.2015 - updated : 06.04.2015    -  (c) T.Zwach  - photos: Thomas Zwach