Daily Archive: August 30, 2012

EG Aquarii: discovery of its SU UMa nature

EG Aquarii: discovery of its SU UMa nature

The International Astronomical Union published CBET 736 with the following findings! On Nov. 8.44, 2006 R. Stubbing (AU) spotted this star at mag. 12.4, that is clearly in a bright outburst. The historical record...

NGC 7009

NGC 7009 – Aqr

NGC 7009 is a small planetary nebula with the nickname of  “Saturn Nebula” because of its shape.  It was discovered by W. Herschel on 1782, while Lord Rosse gave it its nickname in the...

NGC 7662

NGC 7662 – And

NGC 7662 is a wonderful planetary nebula, knows as “Blue Snowball” for its intriguing color. It hosts a dying star, almost with the same mass of our Sun.  It was discovered by W. Herschel...

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