Fireballs cameras spot nova

The Desert Fireball Network cameras have captured the appearance of Nova Delphini 2013 in the constellation Delphinus. A nova is a nuclear explosion in a white dwarf star and appears as a sudden brightening of an existing star. Amateur astronomer Koichi Itagaki first spotted this nova through his telescope on 14th August 2013. Once the discovery was announced, Martin┬ástarted looking through the […]