Bright Binocular Nova Discovered in Lupus

A powerful explosion on an otherwise obscure star in the constellation Lupus is now bright enough to see in binoculars.

8 years ago

Nova in Sagittarius Brighter Than Ever – Catch it with the Naked Eye!

Great news about that new nova in Sagittarius. It's still climbing in brightness and now ranks as the brightest nova seen from mid-northern latitudes in…

9 years ago

Geek Out! How to Build Your Own Nova Delphini Light Curve

And now for something to appeal to your inner geek. Or, if  you're like me, your outer geek. Many of…

11 years ago

Recurrent Novae, Light Echoes, and the Mystery of T Pyxidis

Some of the most violent events in our Universe were the topic of discussion this morning at the 222nd meeting of…

11 years ago

20 Million Observations by Amateur Astronomers!

[/caption]Early into the celebration of its centennial year, observers of the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO) passed another…

13 years ago