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INTEGRAL

Alert Notice 346: 1651-32 V1280 Sco = Nova Scorpii 2007

February 16, 2007

Event: Very Bright Nova in Scorpius

This nova, discovered at 9th magnitude 12 days ago, has brightened dramatically in the past few days to 3rd magnitude, becoming one of the brightest novae in the past several years. It has gained the attention of the professional community and will be observed by numerous satellites, including Chandra, Swift, and INTEGRAL.

The AAVSO International High Energy Network

 
   High Energy Network Observing Section

     Section Leader: Dave Hinzel   Contact

AAVSO 49 Bay State Rd. Cambridge, MA 02138 aavso@aavso.org 617-354-0484