Saturday, August 17, 2013

The nova: before and after

Photos I took before and since the star exploded.


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The nova last night

Showing some signs of brightening.

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Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:40 AM:
Air Temp: 14.6
Conditions: light fog
Humidity: 97%
Wind: calm
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: 30.1
Low: 13.6

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Today's Forecast:
A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning.
High 21 except 26 inland. UV index 7 or high.
Tonight..Clear. Fog patches developing near midnight. Low 11.
Sunday..Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud in the afternoon.
High 21 except 26 inland.

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Friday, August 16, 2013

New star - Nova Delphini as viewed from Liverpool last night

Nova Delphini is still in the fireball stage engulfed by incandescent
hydrogen gas. Astronomers have spectroscopically measured the speed of the
ejecta from the blast at 1,250 miles (2,000 km) per second. That's 4.5
million miles per hour. - See more at:
http://astrobob.areavoices.com/#sthash.HBGkb68p.dpuf

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Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 8:25 AM:
Air Temp: 21.0
Conditions: clear
Humidity: 74%
Wind:calm
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: 28.4
Low: 10.1

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Today's Forecast:
Mainly sunny. Fog patches early this morning. High 21
except 24 inland. UV index 7 or high.
Tonight..A few clouds. Fog patches developing overnight. Low 11.
Saturday..Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating in the morning.
High 22.

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:10 AM:
Air Temp: 14.9
Conditions: clear
Humidity: 81%
Wind: 1.2 km/h
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: 27.2
Low: 11.2

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Today's Forecast:
Sunny. Wind northwest 20 km/h. High 20. UV index 7 or high.
Tonight..Clear. Becoming partly cloudy after midnight. Low 14.
Friday..Mainly sunny. High 22.

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

ENVISAT 'flaring' as sunlight glints off it's stucture

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Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 7:45 AM:
Air Temp: 15.9
Conditions: overcast
Humidity: 96%
Wind: calm
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: 32.9
Low:  14.5

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Today's Forecast:
Cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers late this morning and
this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming
south 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High 21 except 16 along
parts of the coast. UV index 3 or moderate.
Tonight..Cloudy. 40 percent chance of showers this evening. Periods
of rain beginning after midnight. Risk of thundershowers overnight.
Amount 10 to 15 mm. Fog spreading inland this evening. Wind south
20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 15.
Wednesday..Periods of rain ending in the morning then a mix of sun
and cloud. Fog retreating to the coast in the morning. Wind becoming
west 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the afternoon. High 20.

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Monday, August 12, 2013

The Milky Way as viewed from Liverpool,NS

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Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 8:30 AM:
Air Temp: 22.1
Conditions: mostly clear
Humidity: 55%
Wind: calm
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: 30.3
Low: 11.6

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Today's Forecast:
A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming sunny near noon. Wind
becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 25 except 20 along
parts of the coast. UV index 7 or high.
Tonight..Clear. Increasing cloudiness after midnight. Wind southwest
20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 15.
Tuesday..Cloudy. Showers beginning in the morning. Amount 5 mm. Fog
patches developing early in the evening. Wind becoming south 20 km/h
gusting to 40 late in the morning. High 21 except 17 along parts of
the coast.

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Sunday, August 11, 2013

Weather report from Liverpool,Nova Scotia,Canada

(Temps are in °C)
Conditions on my station in Liverpool,N.S. at 9:35 AM:
Air Temp: 24.9
Conditions: clear
Humidity: 44%
Wind: 1.2 km/h
Min / max over the past 24 hours:
High: 34.3 / 37.3 humidex
Low: 10.8

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Today's Forecast:
Sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h late this morning.
High 24 except 20 along parts of the coast. UV index 8 or very high.
Tonight..Clear. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening.
Low 14 except 8 in low lying inland areas.
Monday..Mainly sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h in the
afternoon. High 26 except 21 along parts of the coast.



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