A new star in Canis Major – March 28, 2018

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There is a new star in the constellation of the Great Dog, with the poetic name ….

N CMa 2018 = TCP J07134590-2112330

I had a chance at imaging it before it got too low in the sky, and estimated a magnitude of +9.7 (V).

NovaMarch 28.jpg

And from the same night, one Moon image acquired with the small 65 mm APO Refractor and ASI 174MM camera using a Green filter.

MoonMarch282018.jpg

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