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Image of Nova Delphini 2013, a newly-discovered nova in the constellation Delphinus. Image taken on August 16, 2013 using a tripod-mounted Canon 450D DSLR with 50 mm lens set at f/1.8, 10 x 6 sec exp, ISO 1600, from Cavite, Philippines. The nova is now ‘almost’ visible to the naked eye (currently at magnitude 6.0). Constellation Delphinus is visible on the left, while the bright star on the lower right is Altair. This photo was featured in the gallery of Space.com. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano.

Image of the supernova SN 2012aw (currently at magnitude 13.3) discovered by an Italian astronomer Paolo Fagotti last March 17, 2012 in M95 galaxy in the constellation Leo. The spiral arms of the galaxy to which the supernova belongs to is barely visible in this photo. Sky-Watcher 100 ED 4 in f/9 refractor, Kenko NES mount, Canon 450D DSLR, 5 x 90 sec exp, IS0 1600. April 8, 2012, Camarines Norte, Philippines. Photo Credit: Anthony Urbano

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