Nova Carina 2018 update #2

Shortly after my last post I observed the nova again. Within 24 hours it has dropped by a full magnitude after peaking at 5.7, a little higher than my binocular estimate of 5.8 from last night.

My two observations are in purple, as usual, with the observation an hour ago under the cross-hairs.



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