[vsnet-alert 12583] Re: possible new object?
bas at lowell.edu
Mon Jan 10 04:19:53 JST 2011
This is now only 0".1 from the GSC-2.3 position for the
blue star, which is GSC2.3 N8JR031714 at J2000 coordinates:
6 19 59.93 +19 26 58.8 from a IIIa-J plate at epoch 1996.112.
The SuperCOSMOS scan of the same plate shows the identical
coordinates and blue magnitude 20.56.
On Sun, 2011-01-09 at 20:06 +0100, Gianluca Masi wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> remotely using the 14" telescope unit, part of the Virtual
> Telescope Project (Ceccano, Italy), I confirmed this object.
> Using an image scale of 0.62"/pixel, I get the following end
> figures for the position:
> RA: 59.93 sec; Decl: 58.7" (J2000.0: mean residuals of
> 0.2"; based on 182 reference stars, from NOMAD).
> I also get an unfiltered (R-dominated) magnitude of 14.1 on
> Jan 09.76819.
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