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Alert Notice 203: 0527-70 Nova in the Large Magellanic Cloud (N LMC 95) AND Astro-2 cataclysmic variables [Nova LMC 1995]

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS
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AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 203 (March 3, 1995)

0527-70 NOVA IN THE LARGE MAGELLANIC CLOUD 1995 (N LMC 95)

Special Notice #271: Correction to AAVSO Special Notice #270

March 27, 2012:  In the email version of AAVSO Special Notice #270 (Possible Recurrent Nova in the LMC = TCP J04550000-7027150), the discovery magnitude was given as U=10.7. It should have been given as unfiltered magnitude 10.7.

We extend our apologies for the error.

This AAVSO Special Notice was compiled by Elizabeth O. Waagen.

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Special Notice #270: Possible Recurrent Nova in the LMC = TCP J04550000-7027150

March 27, 2012:  A possible nova in the LMC discovered at unfiltered magnitude 10.7 on 2012 March 26.397 UT (name of discoverer not given) was reported on the IAU CBAT Transient Objects Confirmation Page (TOCP). Spectra indicate the object may be a recurrent nova.

J. Hambsch reports that as of March 28.04 UT, the object appears to be fading fast and is at least one magnitude fainter than 24 hours ago.

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