wpo - Nova Aql 2005 = V1663 Aql=AAVSO 1905+05

location [2000] RA = 19h 05m 12.5s, Dec =+05o 14' 12"
2005 June 9: Possible new nova or dwarf nova: ASAS 190512+0514.2 .  Grzegorz Pojmanski, Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory reports: ASAS3V instrument of The All Sky Automated Survey (telephoto lens 180/2.8, diameter 65mm + CCD + Johnsons V  filter, 3 minute exposures, pixel size 14.8 arcsec, rms astrometric accuracy - 4  arcsec) has detected outburst of an ipreviously unobserved object (nova, dwarf nova?) at RA = 19h 05m 12s  DEC = +05d 14'.2

...my spectroscopy page...Nova Sco 04#1...AAVSO chart ..

2005 June 22/23 Nova discovered June ~9 an easy mag ~12 object west of Altair with strong Ha emission line characteristic of a nova at outburst.  Altair [type A star with Balmer absorption lines] used for spectrum calibration.

2005 Juy 16: Nova fading but emission lines more enhanced.
Nova Aql05 fades - 2005 July 16nova Aql 05 June 23

copyright - Maurice Gavin - WPO - 2005