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Search Area Location Chart

Nova Hunter's Handbook

Search Area Location Chart

The American Association of Variable Star Observers
Nova Search Section
Search Area Location Chart

Search area location charts will help you organize your nova search observing program. Each area is numbered and represents an area of the Milky Way whose dimensions are approximately 10 degrees of declination by one hour of right ascension. Use these charts to document areas of the heavens you are searching.

 

One Man's Nova Patrol Reprint

Nova Hunter's Handbook

The following article is a reprint from the Journal of the AAVSO, Vol. 7, No. 2. We acknowledge and thank the editor of the Journal of the AAVSO for graciously allowing us to reprint this article for the benefit of our observers and readers.

Peter L. Collins
Mt. Hopkins Observatory
Tucson, AZ 85721

"One Man's Nova Patrol"

Abstract

A Spirit of Search Reprint

Nova Hunter's Handbook

The following article is a reprint from the Journal of the AAVSO, Vol. 10, No. 1, 25, 1981. We acknowledge and thank the editor of the Journal of the AAVSO for graciously allowing us to reprint this article for the benefit of our observers and readers. Kenneth C. Beckmann
201 West Springfield
Union, Missouri 63084

"A Spirit of Search"

Abstract

Ghost Ship Gazette, Volume 1, Issue 1 Reprint

A Newsletter for those who wish to discover a nova

1994

Editor:Reverend K.C. Beckmann
Lewiston, Michigan
Volume 1, Number 1

Discovery of a Nova

Excerpts From AAVSO Newsletter Number 10, January 1993.

Nova Search Section

AAVSO Nova Search Observing Program

For more information on novae searching, please contact Committee Chairperson Kenneth C. Beckmann, kennethbeckmann@yahoo.com.

AAVSO 49 Bay State Rd. Cambridge, MA 02138 aavso@aavso.org 617-354-0484