[vsnet-alert 20235] Re: TCP J18102829-2729590: possible nova (10.7 mag) in Sagittarius

Patrick Schmeer pasc1312-aavso at yahoo.de
Thu Oct 20 20:40:09 JST 2016

Discovered by K. Itagaki, Yamagata, Japan using
180-mm f/4.0 lens, who has confirmed this object
using 0.60-m f/5.7 reflector immediately. Nothing is
visible at this location on a past frame taken on
2016 Oct. 4.447 UT using same 180-mm lens
(limit mag.= 13.0).
See a CCD image at http://www.k-itagaki.jp/sgr.jpg

Patrick Schmeer <pasc1312-aavso at yahoo.de> wrote:

 Subject: TCP J18102829-2729590: possible nova (10.7 mag) in Sagittarius

 TCP J18102829-2729590  (N:)
 Discoverer: Koichi Itagaki (Yamagata, Japan)
 R.A. 18h10m28.29s  Decl. -27°29'59.0"  (J2000.0)
 2016 Oct. 20.3828 UT, 10.7 mag (CCD, unfiltered)
 Two Initial Gaia Source List stars (of 20 mag)
 are less than 1" from the reported position.
 Spectroscopy is urgently required.
 Clear skies,

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