V838 Herculis

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V838 Herculis

Observation data
Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 (ICRS)
Constellation Hercules
Right ascension 18h 46m 31.55s
Declination +12° 14′ 5″
Apparent magnitude (V) 1.7Max.
18Min.
Characteristics
Astrometry
Distance 6,360 ly
(1.95 pc)
Other designations

V838 Herculis was a nova which occurred in the constellation Hercules in 1991 and which reached magnitude 5.0.

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