Unprecedented Eruption Catches Astronomers By Surprise - Universe Today
[/caption] An alert was raised March 11 when Japanese amateur astronomers announced what might have been the discovery of a new 8th magnitude nova in the constellation of Cygnus. It was soon realized that this eruption was not what it appeared to be. It was actually the unexpected nova-like erruption of a known variable star, … Continue reading "Unprecedented Eruption Catches Astronomers By Surprise"