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Alert Notice 528: Nova Sagittarii 2015 Number 3 = PNV J18033275-2816054 [V5669 Sgr]

September 29, 2015

Event: Nova Sgr 2015 No. 3 = PNV J18033275-2816054  [V5669 Sgr]

Independently discovered by:
- Koichi Itagaki (Teppo-cho, Yamagata, Japan)
- Akira Takao (Kitakyushu, Japan)
- Yuji Nakamura (Kameyama, Mie, Japan)

Discovery magnitude:
- Itagaki: 9.9 U (CCD, using a 180-mm focal length camera lens)
- Takao: 10.5 U
- Nakamura: magnitude not reported (135-mm focal length camera lens)

Alert Notice 512: Nova Sagittarii 2015 No. 2 = PNV J18365700-2855420 [V5668 Sgr]

March 16, 2015

Event: Nova Sagittarii 2015 No. 2 = PNV J18365700-2855420 [V5668 Sgr]

Discovered by: John Seach, Chatsworth Island, NSW, Australia

Discovery magnitude: 6.0 using DSLR and 50mm f/1.0 lens

Discovery date: 2015 March 15.634 UT

Coordinates:  R.A. 18 36 56.84   Dec. -28 55 39.8  (2000.0)

Alert Notice 509: Nova Sagittarii 2015 = PNV J18142514-2554343 [V5667 Sgr]

February 18, 2015

Event: Nova Sagittarii 2015 = PNV J18142514-2554343  [V5667 Sgr]

Discovered independently by:
- Hideo Nishimura (Shizuoka-ken, Japan)
- Koichi Nishiyama (Kurume, Japan) and Fujio Kabashima (Miyaki, Japan)

Discovery magnitude:
- Nishimura: DSLR magnitude 11.2, using 200-mm f/3.2 lens + digital camera
- Nishiyama and Kabashima: unfiltered CCD magnitude 10.9, using a 105-mm f/4 camera lens (+SBIG STL6303E camera)

Special Notice #331: Nova Cephei 2013 = PNV J23080471+6046521 [V809 Cep]

February 2, 2013:  A nova in Cepheus [V809 Cep] has been reported, confirmed, and confirmed as a nova spectroscopically. An AAVSO Alert Notice will follow after an official announcement from the Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams, but basic information is given here for immediate reference.

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