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    Radionova

    The Expanded Very Large Array Nova Project studies emissions of stellar explosions in the radio frequencies.

    Here is a recent nova in the constellation Delphinus imaged by EVLA.

    http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=5376

    This object was first observed by an amateur astronomer in Japan. In visible wave lengths it looks like this:

    http://d1jqu7g1y74ds1.cloudfront.net...Mr-580x418.jpg

    No word on its triple Lutz/triple toe.

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    Cool! I love the idea of radio waves as a tool for exploration.

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