nova discoveries by John Seach from 2010-2018
Nova Circini 2018
Magnitude 9.1 at discovery. Discovered on January
19.708 UT 2018.
Brightened to magnitude 8.2 on discovery day. Maximum magnitude
ASAS-SN Sky Patrol narrowed time of eruption to around January
Fe II nova with P Cygni profiles. Observed with NASA Fermi
Gamma-ray Space Telescope.
Nova Sagittarii 2015 No. 2
Bright naked-eye nova. Maximim magnitude 4.0. Gamma-ray
Brightest nova discovered in Sagittarius. Top 30 brightest nova
in the Milky Way. Fe II nova.
Light curve showed deep dust dip. Short-period oscillations
detected by Swift satellite.
Nova Centauri 2013
Bright naked-eye nova. Maximum magnitude 3.3. Gamma-ray emitter.
16th brightest nova in the Milky Way.
Solved the Lithium problem in Cosmology. First nova observed
Nova Ophiuchi 2012 No.2
Fifth find of a record 5 nova discoveries in 12 weeks by John
Nova Centauri 2012 No.2
Confirmed as a nova, but inexplicably forgotten to be
given a permanent designation by GCVS.
Second of two close nova discoveries in Centaurus by John Seach.
Nova LMC 2012
Remarkable nova. Possible recurrent nova. Highest temperature
nova ever observed.
Second nova discovery in 3 days by John Seach.
Nova Centauri 2012
Classical nova. First of two novae discoveries in Centaurus
within 10 days by John Seach.
Nova Carinae 2012
Fe II classical nova.
Nova Scorpii 2011 No.2
Second of 2 close nova discoveries in Scorpio by John Seach.
Fe II classical nova, highly reddened by the interstellar
Nova Scorpii 2011
Classical nova with high interstellar reddening.
Nova Sagittarii 2010
My first astronomical discovery after 19 years searching for
comets and novae.