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Alert Notice 298: Nova Sagittarii 2002 No. 4 - Possible nova in Sagittarius

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AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 298 (October 28, 2002)

SUBJECT: 1741-23 NOVA SAGITTARII 2002 NO. 4 - POSSIBLE NOVA IN SAGITTARIUS

1741-23 NOVA SAGITTARII 2002 NO. 4

Event:  Possible Nova

Discovered By: V. Tabur, Wanniassa, Australian Capital Territory (IAUC No. 8001)

Discovery Magnitude: red magnitude 9.7 (unfiltered CCD image taken with a
100-mm telephoto lens and a 0.28-m reflector; IAUC No. 8001)

Discovery Date: on images taken October 25.44 and 25.48 UT (IAUC No. 8001)

R.A. (2000): 17h 47m 21s.74 Decl. (2000): -23o 28' 23".1  (IAUC No. 8001)

AAVSO Chart(s):  'b' scale chart

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    http://www.aavso.org/charts/SGR/N_SGR_02_4/N_SGR_02_4-B.JPG

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    http://www.aavso.org/cgi-bin/shrinkwrap.pl?path=/charts/SGR/N_SGR_02_4/N...

Chart links are obsolete; create charts using VSP at http://www.aavso.org/vsp

Report Object to the AAVSO as: 1741-23 N SGR 02#4

Observations Reported to the AAVSO: October 27.0149 UT, 9.98 CCD broadband V, W. Liller, Vina del Mar, Chile

Notes: See the full announcement in International Astronomical Union Circular (IAUC) No. 8001

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