CP Lacertae

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CP Lacertae

Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Lacerta
Right ascension 22h 15m 40.64s
Declination +55° 36′ 58.3″
Apparent magnitude (V) 2.1Max.
Min.
Characteristics
Astrometry
Other designations

CP Lacertae (Nova Lacertae 1936 or CP Lac) was a nova, which lit up in 1936 in the constellation Lacerta. It reached a brightness of 2.1 mag. The brightness of CP Lacertae decreased after the outbreak in 9 days by 3 mag.

It was discovered independently by several observers including Leslie Peltier in the USA and E. Loreta in Italy.