AAVSO: American Association of Variable Star Observers

The Photometric Period of V392 Persei (Nova Persei 2018)

Volume 48 number 1 (2020)

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Richard E. Schmidt
Burleith Observatory, 1810 35th Street NW, Washington, DC 20007; schmidt.rich@gmail.com

Abstract

A photometric study of V392 Per (Nova Per 2018) has been undertaken at the urban Burleith Observatory in Washington, DC. A total of 1,010 CCD observations were obtained over a time span of 78.06 days. Analysis indicates an orbital period of 1.5841 h ± 0.0004 h, epoch (JD) of minimal light 2458839.52275, with amplitude 0.019 magnitude (Cousins I).