2nd May

Nova in Perseus

DSLR piggybacked on main scope. 200mm

5x90 seconds CCD camera
Nova has dimmed a bit since 30th April

5th May

A bit dimmer still:

I have not imaged M51 with the QSI camera, or with the 20cm reflector.
It was last imaged in colour when the supernova occured in August 2011.

This is 14x600 seconds in luminance:

A cropped image:

7th May

4x600 seconds on M108