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(Slooh)   Big Ba-Da-Boom: The Slooh Space Camera is covering the Solar Flip that's happening today as well as a Supernova that's happening nearby   ( ) divider line
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2013-08-16 01:11:12 PM  
It's a nova, rather than a supernova, Subby.  Still impressive, just a different thing.  It's also bright enough that it's visible to the naked eye now, depending on your location.  It's definitely visible with binoculars.   Here's some more detail on where to find it.
2013-08-16 03:16:17 PM  
2013-08-16 03:21:15 PM
2013-08-16 04:13:19 PM  
I feel compelled to post my approval here..

2013-08-16 08:05:10 PM  
Meh, I prefer a Bossa Nova
2013-08-16 10:59:09 PM  
Geek Tab broke?
2013-08-17 07:52:37 AM  
Happened.  Fossil light.
2013-08-17 09:52:49 AM  
Not super interesting, but here is a picture that I took of it last night. About 20 seconds with an 8" telescope.
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