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Recent CCD-Image Observations of RW Ursae Minoris

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Hasan H. Esenoğlu
Istanbul University, Science Faculty, Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences, 34452 University, Istanbul, Turkey

M. Türker Özkan
Istanbul University Observatory Research and Application Center, 34452 University- Istanbul, Turkey

We find an expansion parallax for the slow nova RW Ursae Minoris. An Hα image shows that the diameter of the nova shell in 1995 was 2.94 arcsecs. We derived a distance of 5,250 pc and an absolute magnitude at maximum of -7.7 for the nova.

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