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David Hoskin
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
05:00 am

Equipment Details:

Orion ED80T-CF refractor/ASI183MC CMOS camera/EQ6R mount

Post-processing Details:

11 5-minute subs and calibration frames were stacked and processed with Photoshop and MS Photo.

Image Details:

V1405 Cas (Nova Cas 2021), the nova in Cassiopeia, was discovered on 18 March and is still shining brightly (magnitude 7.8 or a bit brighter), as shown in this image (location indicated by intersecting lines) captured early this morning. Messier 52, an open star cluster, is seen to the left of V1405 Cas