[vsnet-alert 11399] Re: Possible nova in Oph

Taichi Kato tkato at kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Mon Aug 17 13:58:40 JST 2009

   Kiyota-san has confirmed the presence of the new object.
Coordinates: 17 38 19.70, -26 44 13.8

object         YYYYMMDD(UT)   mag  code
OPHnova2009    20090817.13292 13.54B  Kis.VSOLJ
OPHnova2009    20090817.13409 11.90V  Kis.VSOLJ
OPHnova2009    20090817.13531 10.42Rc  Kis.VSOLJ
OPHnova2009    20090817.13652 9.36Ic  Kis.VSOLJ

Observer's code:
  Kis: S. Kiyota with GRAS G1 30cmL+FLI IMG1024 CCD (Mayhill, NM, USA)

  The object is likely a reddened (B-V = +1.6) nova.

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