Ritter Observatory Public Archive Spectra of Novae and V838 Mon

Sample LDS spectrum (20070611.204.fits) of the slow nova V5558 Sgr

File names are in the form: observation date followed by serial number, followed by file extension .fits, as in YYMMDD.NNN.fits prior to the year 2000 and YYYYMMDD.NNN.fits after.

Below are LDS spectra (R = 6,000) of V5558 Sgr, a slowly evolving nova, with the spectrograph optimized for Hα. Right click on link to download desired file.

Below are échelle (R = 26,000) spectra of Nova Cas 1993.

Below are échelle (R = 26,000) spectra of Nova Cas 1995.

V1494 Aql

Echelle LDS
    991208.026.fits    991208.028.fits
    991209.023.fits 991209.025.fits
    991211.022.fits 991211.024.fits
    991212.023.fits 991212.025.fits
    991214.024.fits 991214.025.fits
    991219.022.fits ........

Below are échelle (R = 26,000) spectra of V838 Mon. These data were included in J. P. Wisniewski, N. D. Morrison, K. S. Bjorkman, A. S. Miroshnichenko, A. C. Gault, (et al.) 2003, Ap. J., 588, 486-493, "Spectroscopic and Spectropolarimetric Observations of V838 Monocerotis". Spectra taken on the same night were averaged.

Document custodian: Nancy D. Morrison

Page last updated: August 24, 2011