Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||20h 30m 31.58s|
|Declination||52° 37′ 53.4″|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||(+4.4 max)|
|Spectral type||(neon nova)|
Nova Cygni 1992
It was discovered on February 19, 1992 by Peter Collins. At that time it was magnitude 6, the maximum magnitude reached was 4.4. The hydrogen burning on the white dwarf ended two years later, in 1994. This nova was a neon nova. It is the first nova observed from onset to completion, and can be calculated to be 10,430 light years away from Earth.
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