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Reports from Geisei Observatory <February 25, 2006>

Nova Sagittarii 2006

    Following Mr. Liller's discovery of this nova in Chili on February 17 (J.S.T.), Mr. Minoru Yamamoto of Okazaki City independently discovered it. I took the photo of this nova in Sagittarius. The magnitude was 9.2.

Nova Sagittarii 2006
3-minute exposure from 5:10 (J.S.T.), February 28, 2006
60cm reflector TM400 film

Copyright (C) 2006 Tsutomu Seki.