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Alert Notice 297: 1855-22 Nova Sagittarii 2002 No. 3 - Another nova in Sagittarius

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AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 297 (September 23, 2002)

SUBJECT: 1855-22 NOVA SAGITTARII 2002 NO. 3 - ANOTHER NOVA IN SAGITTARIUS

1855-22 NOVA SAGITTARII 2002 NO. 3

Event: Nova

Discovered By: Katsumi Haseda, Aichi, Japan (IAUC No. 7975)

Discovery Magnitude: 5.0 photographic (120-mm f/3.5 camera lens and Tri-X film; IAUC No. 7975)

Discovery Date: September 20.431 UT (IAUC No. 7975)

R.A. (2000): 19h 01m 09s.38
Decl. (2000): -22o 00' 05".9 +/- 0".75  (D. West, Mulvane, KS; IAUC No. 7975)

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Report Object to the AAVSO as: 1855-22 N SGR 02#3

Observations Reported to the AAVSO:

                     AAVSO Observer                           AAVSO Observer
    UT        Mag.     Initials              UT        Mag.     Initials

SEP 21.0962    6.0: CCDV WJD        SEP 22.1549    6.2       SGE
SEP 21.1039    6.44 CCDB WJD       SEP 22.1910    6.1       HSC
SEP 21.1450    6.1       GAJ             SEP 22.2243    6.0       LMK
SEP 21.2292    5.8       LMK             SEP 22.3021    6.2       BJS
SEP 21.2409    5.8       LMK             SEP 22.3153    6.2       BJS
SEP 21.2674    5.8       BJS              SEP 22.3333    6.2       BJS
SEP 21.2889    5.8       LMK             SEP 22.3542    6.2       BJS
SEP 21.4100    5.8       BJS              SEP 22.5229    6.2       PEX
SEP 21.7639    5.7       SSW            SEP 22.6722    6.2       TDB
SEP 21.8125    5.9       OJR             SEP 22.7010    6.2       MLF
SEP 21.8299    6.2       TDB             SEP 22.7951    6.3       JON
SEP 21.8924    5.9       LCR             SEP 22.8229    6.4       OJR
SEP 21.9931    6.0       GAJ             SEP 22.8350    6.5       PYG
SEP 21.9937    6.1       MHI             SEP 22.9125    6.3       AAX
SEP 22.0062    6.0       VWA            SEP 22.9924    6.2       DPL
SEP 22.0139    5.9       GHT             SEP 22.9938    6.4       AAX
SEP 22.0174    6.0       STI              SEP 23.0208    6.6       KMA
SEP 22.0277    5.9       MGQ            SEP 23.0227    6.4       SET
SEP 22.0312    6.0       MHI             SEP 23.0424    6.4       WI
SEP 22.0514    5.9       BTB             SEP 23.0451    6.3:      FJD
SEP 22.0542    6.0       AAX             SEP 23.0703    6.37 CCDV WJD
SEP 22.0590    6.0       STI             SEP 23.0792    6.3       AAX
SEP 22.0625    5.9       ZPA             SEP 23.0861    6.2       MYC
SEP 22.0764    6.2       RDV            SEP 23.1979    6.1       RR
SEP 22.0771    5.85 CCDV WJD       SEP 23.3229    6.3       BJS
SEP 22.0806    6.18 CCDB WJD       SEP 23.4960    6.1       PEX
SEP 22.0896    5.7       BDD            SEP 24.1591    6.2       LNL
SEP 22.0910    5.27 CCDR WJD

We thank the following contributors for the data that they have provided
for this Alert Notice:

AAX - A. AMORIM, BRAZIL                MLF - I. MONARD, SOUTH AFRICA
BDD - D. BERNS, USA                       MYC - C. MARTIN, USA
BJS - J. BEDIENT, USA                      OJR - J. OSORIO, SPAIN
BTB - T. BRETL, USA                         PEX - A. PEARCE, AUSTRALIA
DPL - P. DOMBROWSKI, USA              PYG - G. POYNER, ENGLAND
FJD - J. FOLEY, USA                          RDV - D. RYLE, USA
GAJ - J. GARCIA, ARGENTINA            RR  - R. ROYER, USA
GHT - G. GAHERTY, CANADA              SET - C. STEPHAN, USA
HSC - C. HUDDLESTON, USA              SGE - G. SARTY, CANADA
JON - K. JONCKHEERE, BELGIUM        SSW - S. SWIERCZYNSKI, POLAND
KMA - M. KOMOROUS, CANADA          STI - P. STEFFEY, USA
LCR - C. LABORDENA, SPAIN             TDB - D. TAYLOR, CANADA
LMK - M. LINNOLT, USA                     VWA - A. VAN WERVEN, USA
LNL - N. LERNER, USA                      WI  - D. WILLIAMS, USA
MGQ - G. MENALI, USA                     WJD - J. WEST, USA
MHI - H. MENALI, USA                      ZPA - P. ZELLER, USA

Spectra: Fe II-class shortly after maximum (IAUC No. 7975)

Notes:
1. See the full announcement in International Astronomical Union Circular
(IAUC) No. 7975

2. Visit http://www.aavso.org/nsgr02n3.stm for images, spectra, and more
information

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