June 17, 2007
Bill Liller has informed us of a possible nova in Norma [V390 Nor], with the approximate coordinates of
RA 16:32.2 DEC -45:08 J2000
with approximate magnitude of 9.4 and outburst date around June 15.086UT.
Michael Linnolt confirmed this new object visually, with approximate location of
16:32:12 -45:08:40 J2000
and an approximate magnitude of V=10.2 on June 17 at 0811UT.
June 20, 2007
SUBJECT: 1625-44 V390 NOR = NOVA NORMAE 2007
Event: Nova in Norma
Discovered By: William Liller, Vina del Mar, Chile
Discovery Magnitude: approximately 9.4 on two Technical Pan films taken with an orange filter and an 85-mm camera lens
Discovery Date: June 15.086 UT