Canada Research Chair position

Bishop's University is in the process of hiring a Tier II Canada Research Chair - stay tuned.  

RECENT OBSERVATIONS FROM THE MONT MEGANTIC OBSERVATORY (OMM)

1.   Nova Sagittarii 2012#5 was discovered on July 16.512 2012 UT.  We have obtained a high-resolution spectrum (<0.8 A/pixel) of it using the 1.6m telescope at OMM on August 7, 2012 03:21 UT.  For more information, or to collaborate on the use of the data, contact Dr. Lorne Nelson.

2.   Supernova 2012DX was discovered on July 26.95 2012 UT.  We have obtained a high-resolution spectrum (<0.8 A/pixel) of it using the 1.6m telescope at OMM on August 7, 2012 05:07 UT.  It exhibits most of the features associated with the relatively rare Type Ib class of supernovae.  For more information, or to collaborate on the use of the data, contact Dr. Lorne Nelson.