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David Hoskin
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
02:30 am

Equipment Details:

RedCat 51 f4.9 refractor/SkyWatcher EQ6R mount/ASI533MC Pro CMOS camera

Post-processing Details:

28- 4min subs + calibration frames stacked with DeepSkyStacker; star color calibrated with SiriL; Photoshop and Images Plus used for other post=processing

Image Details:

Nova Cas 21 has brightened dramatically and can now be seen with the naked eye from a dark sky site. I captured this image of Nova Cas 21 and its surroundings early this morning. Nova Cas 21 is currently at least as bright as HIP 115395, which is a 5.55 magnitude star.