Summer Triangle with Nova

by User 1
(uploaded August 16, 2013)

"Nova Del 2013" erupted on August 14, 2013 and peaked on August 16 with a magnitude of about 4.4 making it the brightest nova to occur in many years. The nova is easy locate, being situated by the famous Summer Triangle directly overhead at midnight and directed to by Sagitta, the Arrow.

This image was taken from Lake Elsinore, CA on August 16, 2013 at 05:00 UTC just before the peak.

Summer Triangle with Nova
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Exposure info:
Combination of 10 frames of 10 seconds at F/3.5 and ISO 400.

Equipment:
Canon EOS Rebel T4i

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