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Special Notice #10: Possible Nova in Cyg [V2362 Cyg]

April 4, 2006: D. Green, Central Bureau of Astronomical Telegrams (CBAT), reports on the discovery of a possible nova in Cygnus by Hideo Nishimura on Tech Pan films. It has been confirmed by Richard Miles (Golden Hill Observatory). The following observations have been reported:

Date            Magnitude                           Observer

March 23      <12 unfiltered photographic H. Nishimura

April 2.80667 10.5 unfiltered photographic H. Nishimura

April 4.9947  8.5 +/- 0.3 CCDV                 R. Miles (MXL)

Miles also provides the following astrometric position, based on UCAC:

R.A. 21:11:32.34 Decl. +44:48:03.9 +/- 0.3 arc seconds  (2000)

Please observe visually or photometrically with a V, Rc, or Ic filter.

Report observations to the AAVSO as 9999+99 N CYG 06.

A provisional chart is available at this URL: http://www.aavso.org/cgi-bin/searchcharts3.pl?name=n%20cyg%2006  [2014 chart link http://www.aavso.org/vsp]

This Special Notice was compiled by: A. Price

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