Novae

Nova Delphini 2013: a color view - 17 Aug. 2013
Nova Delphini 2013: a color view - 17 Aug. 2013
Nova Delphini 2013: a color view - 17 Aug. 2013

Nova Delphini 2013: a color view – 17 Aug. 2013

Novae are a very important research field at Virtual Telescope, especially since we are able to do low-res spectroscopy.

Both galactic and extra-galactic transients are followed-up, with data sent to the Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams and to interested institutions.

Checking for last minute transients is part of the modus operandi of our facility. This way, we cover all the transients accessible from our observing site.

When a transient is bright enough, spectroscopy is performed, in addition to astrometry and photometry.

Below is a list including some of the most interesting objects observed.

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