New Star Explosion: Photos of Nova Delphinus 2013 (Gallery)

Nova Delphinus 2013 Seen in The Netherlands

André van der Hoeven

Astrophotographer André van der Hoeven captured Nova Delphinus 2013 from HI-Ambacht in The Netherlands on August 16, 2013. He writes: "When I heard the news [about the nova] I pointed my telescope directly to this point, and was able to start some photometry within a few hours after the discovery. It's unbelievable to see how fast the brightness is increasing (and still is)! I have done photometry today and yesterday and it already has increased almost 2 magnitudes. Last night I also made a nice image of the new nova which I think has come out quite nicely.... It shows the bright nova together with NGC 6905, a planetary nebula, also known as the Blue Flash Nebula, just 1.5 days after its initiation."

Nova Delphinus 2013 Seen From Manoa, Hawaii

Sky watcher Bryan Stewart caught Nova Delphinus 2013 from Manoa, Hawaii, on August 15, 2013.

Sky watcher Bryan Stewart caught Nova Delphinus 2013 (marked, top left) from Manoa, Hawaii, on August 15, 2013. The constellation of Dephinus is outlined at lower right.

Nova Delphinus 2013 Seen in the Phillippines

Anthony Urbano

Astrophotographer Anthony Urbano sent a photo of Nova Delphinus 2013 taken from the Phillippines on August 16, 2013. He writes: "The nova is now 'almost' visible to the naked eye. Constellation Delphinus is visible on the left, while the bright star on the lower right is Altair."

Nova Delphinus 2013 Seen in Albuquerque, NM

Steve Riegel

Astrophotographer Steve Riegel caught Nova Delphinus 2013 (marked) in Albuquerque, NM, on August 15, 2013. Constellaions Sagitta (right) and Delphinus (lower left) are outlined

Nova Delphinus 2013 Imaged in the Canary Islands

Michelle O'Brien/SLOOH.com

Michelle O'Brien used a SLOOH telescope in the Canary Islands to image Nova Delphinus 2013 on August 15, 2013.

Nova Delphinus 2013 Seen with Slooh T2 Wide Field Telescope

David Mihalic/SLOOH.com

Slooh member David Mihalic used the Slooh.com T2 Wide Field Telescope to image Nova Delphinus 2013 on August 15, 2013.

Nova Delphinus 2013 Imaged by Mihalic #2

David Mihalic/SLOOH.com

Slooh member David Mihalic used a Slooh.com telescope to image Nova Delphinus 2013 on August 15, 2013.

Nova Delphinus 2013 Imaged by Mihalic #3

David Mihalic/SLOOH.com

Slooh member David Mihalic used a Slooh.com telescope to image Nova Delphinus 2013 on August 15, 2013.

Nova Delphinus 2013 Imaged by Mihalic #4

David Mihalic/SLOOH.com

Slooh member David Mihalic used a Slooh.com telescope to image Nova Delphinus 2013 on August 15, 2013.

Nova Delphinus 2013 Photographed by Justin Ng

Justin Ng

Photographer Justin Ng photographed Nova Delphinus 2013 on August 18, 2013. He is based in Singapore.

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