[vsnet-alert 8886] bright (mag 4.8!) possible nova in Cyg

Hitoshi YAMAOKA yamaoka at rc.kyushu-u.ac.jp
Sat Mar 18 18:47:51 JST 2006

Dear all,

  A bright possible nova in Cygnus has been reported.  The new object
was detected on Mar. 17.814 UT, when the object was mag about 4.8 (!).
The reported position is 21h23m50s, +31d19'50" (J2000.0).
Confirmation is very urgently needed!

Sincerely Yours,
Hitoshi Yamaoka, Kyushu Univ., Japan
yamaoka at rc.kyushu-u.ac.jp

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