Nova Ophiuchus 2015 Another fairly bright Nova was discovered on 29. March 2015 when it was shinning at the unfiltered magnitude of +12.2. Nova Ophiuchus 2015 at estimated magnitude of +11.4, 20. April 2015 02:55 UT. Nova’s position is indicated with the red cross in the image.Equipment: Nikon D3000, Refractor 15cm, ISO1600, 25s Nova Ophiuchus 2015 in colors. It’s orange/reddish color is clearly noticeable. Picture taken at the beginning of the nautical twilight thus the skies are brighter and bluer.