Unprecedented rate of novae for northern observers. Final count is six in one year included the recurrent symbiotic nova RS Oph as the most important event. The photometric an spectroscopic coverage made at the Kolonica observatory is also unprecedented. The first results were presented at the Bezovec conference and will be published in the proceedings. In this article let me demonstrate the variety of light curves of these objects and how dense was our coverage. For more details see the presentation.
Besides the novae few words should be dedicated to SS Cyg. The prototype of regular dwarf novae systems. After more than century of periodic outbursts it presented typical Z Cam type behavior = standstill.[Read more…] about Greatest hits 2021