# NOVA AQUILAE 1918 (V603 Aql) FADED BY 0.44 MAG PER CENTURY FROM 1938 TO 2013

@article{Johnson2013NOVAA1,
title={NOVA AQUILAE 1918 (V603 Aql) FADED BY 0.44 MAG PER CENTURY FROM 1938 TO 2013},
author={Christopher B. Johnson and Bradley E. Schaefer and Peter Kroll and Arne Anthon Henden},
journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
year={2013},
volume={780}
}
• Published 25 October 2013
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We present the light curve of the old nova V603 Aql (Nova Aql 1918) from 1898–1918 and 1934–2013 using 22,721 archival magnitudes. All of our magnitudes are either in, or accurately transformed into, the Johnson B and V magnitude systems. This is vital because offsets in old sequences and the visual-to-V transformation can cause errors of 0.1–1.0 mag if not corrected. Our V603 Aql light curve is the first time that this has been done for any nova. Our goal was to see the evolution of the mass…
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