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Nova Sgr 2009

Alert Notice 395: Nova in Sagittarius

May 6, 2009
 

Event: Nova in Sagittarius    [subsequently named V5581 Sgr]

Discovered By: K. Nishiyama (Kurume, Fukuoka-ken, Japan) and F. Kabashima (Miyaki-cho, Saga-ken, Japan)

Discovery Date: 2009 April 21.711 UTC (JD 2454943.211)

Discovery Magnitude: m=11.7 (unfiltered)

Position: RA = 17h 44m 08.44s , Dec = -26d 05m 48.7s (from K. Kinugasa, S. Honda, and O. Hashimoto, Gunma Astronomical Obs.)

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