HR Del = Nova Del 1967

Position:   20h 40m 04s      +18 58' 51"    [B1950] (Khatisov, 1971)

This old nova is often mentioned as a prototype for the current Nova Cas '95. Nova Delphini 1967 was discovered by George Alcock of Yaxley, Peterborough, England on 1967 July 8.9 at magnitude 5. (IAU Circular 2022). It reached a maximum magnitude of 3.5 visual on 1967 Dec 13 The early light curve showing the maximum was published on the cover of The Astronomer for 1968 January (Volume 4, No 45).

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