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N Sgr 2012 No. 3

Alert Notice 463: Nova Sagittarii 2012 No. 3 = PNV J17522579-2126215

July 3, 2012:

Event: Nova Sagittarii 2012 No. 3 = PNV J17522579-2126215

Discovered independently by:
 - Koichi Itagaki (Yamagata, Japan, reported by Hitoshi Yamaoka, Kyushu University)
 - Yukio Sakurai (Mito, Ibaraki-ken, Japan)

Discovery Magnitude:
 - Itagaki: magnitude 10.3 on an unfiltered CCD image taken with a 0.21-m reflector
 - Sakurai: magnitude 9.9 on four 20-s frames taken with a Fuji FinePix S2 Digital Camera + Nikon 180-mm f/2.8 lens

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