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Special Notice #5: Possible New Object In Oph

 February 10, 2006: Grzegorz Pojmanski, Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory, reports on a new object detected by the ASAS-3 cameras. The object is at RA = 17h 33m 13s DEC = -24d 21'.1 (J2000).

Sample of ASAS-3 CCDV observations of the new object, using photometry from their 1st aperture:

October 26.013 <14 February 9.390 12.090 Err: 0.028

February 10.327 12.048 Err: 0.037

February 10.342 11.938 Err: 0.029

The object is also seen on an Ic band image on February 8.380 but photometry is not currently available.

Pojmanski reports the following USNOB1 stars located close to this position:

# id               | RA                 | DEC              | B1 | R1   | B2 | R2    | I2|

0656-0476479 17:33:12.0547 -24:21:13.330 0.00 18.15 0.00 17.35 15.60

0656-0476499 17:33:12.8700 -24:21:09.400 0.00 18.38 19.54 17.11 14.74

0656-0476504 17:33:13.1093 -24:21:16.330 0.00 18.46 0.00 17.69 15.53

ASAS3V light curve and images can be found at the following URL: http://www.astrouw.edu.pl/cgi-asas/asas_disc/173313-2421.1,3775

Visual and CCD confirmation is needed. Please observe and report your observations to the AAVSO as soon as possible as: 1727-24 ASAS173324

This special notice was compiled by: A. Price.

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