[vsnet-alert 14693] Fwd: Possible Nova in Sgr

hambsch at telenet.be hambsch at telenet.be
Sat Jun 23 04:38:29 JST 2012


I am going to observe this field tonight from my remote site in Chile.
I will be traveling tomorrow so analysis of the images has tro wait ubtil Sunday.


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Van: "Denis Denisenko" <d.v.denisenko at gmail.com>
Aan: vsnet-alert at ooruri.kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Verzonden: Vrijdag 22 juni 2012 20:17:54
Onderwerp: [vsnet-alert 14692] Possible Nova in Sgr

MASTER-ICATE very wide field camera located in Argentina has
discovered a possible Nova in Sagittarius (see ATel 4202,

Coordinates: 20 08 45.1 -35 54 03 (with the typical astrometric error about 6").
Magnitude: 11.8 on 2012-06-21.335 UT.

There is nothing at this position on DSS plates and in various
catalogues. The nearest star in USNO-B1.0 and 2MASS catalogues is
located 14" from the possible Nova.

The discovery and reference images are available at:

Confirmation is required!

Denis Denisenko
on behalf of the MASTER team

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