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ASASSN-18jj: classical nova (12.1 mag) in the Large Magellanic Cloud

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ASASSN-18jj: classical nova (12.1 mag) in the Large Magellanic Cloud

L. Chomiuk, J. Strader, L. Shishkovsky, S. Swihart (MSU), K. Z. Stanek, C. S. Kochanek, J. V. Shields, T. A. Thompson (OSU), B. J. Shappee (IfA-Hawaii), T. W.-S. Holoien (Carnegie Observatories), J. L. Prieto (Diego Portales; MAS), Subo Dong (KIAA-PKU), M. Stritzinger (Aarhus):
ASAS-SN 18jj [sic!] is a classical nova in the LMC (ATel #11610)
http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=11610

TNS discovery certificate for ASASSN-18jj (= AT 2018bej):
https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018bej/discovery-cert

Multiband photometry, precise astrometry, and further spectroscopy are strongly recommended.

Clear skies,
Patrick

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ASAS-SN 18jj 12.6 vis UT08:49

ASAS-SN 18jj 12.6 vis UT08:49 05/05/18123 129 (MMs Visual Atlas of LMC)

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ASAS-SN 18jj 12.7 vis UT08:47

ASAS-SN 18jj 12.7 vis UT08:47 06/05/18123 129 (MMs Visual Atlas of LMC)

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Sequence for LMC Nova please?

Any chance of a sequence? The comp stars I'm using are a long way off in the sky.

ASAS-SN 18jj 12.6 vis UT09:58 06/05/18123 129 (MMs Visual Atlas of LMC)

Thanks. 

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ASASSN-18jj 5-5-18

Visual estimate from Slooh digital image, Tri-G, 12.2 using comp stars 122 and 129.  Magnitudes taken from "Wiki Sky".

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ASASSN-18jj Sequence

There is a new sequence avaliable for ASASSN-18jj.

Jim Jones

 

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ASASSN-18jj re brightening?

Any other observers on this one might prove interesting. It may rebrightening a little. Ill enter tonights obs soon.

Best to all.

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