[vsnet-alert 14708] Possible Nova in Sgr - PNV J17522579-2126215

walcom77 walcom77 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 18:55:50 JST 2012

Following the posting on the Central Bureau's Transient Object
Confirmation Page about a possible Nova in Sgr (TOCP Designation:
J17522579-2126215) we performed some follow-up of this object remotely
through the 0.10-m f/5 reflector + CCD of ITelescope network (MPC Code
- H06).

On our images taken on June 27.3, 2012 we can confirm the presence of
an optical counterpart with R-filtered CCD magnitude 8.9 at

R.A. = 17 52 25.79, Decl.= -21 26 21.6

(equinox 2000.0; CMC-14 catalogue reference stars).

Our image and animation here on the blog:


Direct links:



With kind regards,

Ernesto Guido, Giovanni Sostero & Nick Howes

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