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Alert Notice 177: Nova Sagittarii 1993 [V4327 Sgr] AND Outburst of 0409-71 VW Hydri

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS
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AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 177 (September 17, 1993)

Alert Notice 178: 1425-50 Nova Lupi 1993 AND Revised finder chart for 1806-29 Nova Sagittarii 1993 AND Successful completion of ORFEUS Mission AND Outburst of 0409-71 VW Hydri

Spetember 23, 1993

1425-50 NOVA LUPI 1993

We have been informed by our member William Liller, Vina del Mar, Chile, of his photographic discovery, using PROBLICOM, of a nova in Lupus at magnitude 8.0 (average of two photographs, TechPan film plus orange filter) on September 19.02 UT. The 1950 position, precessed from the equinox 2000 measurements provided by R.H. McNaught and G. J. Garradd, Anglo-Australian Observatory, is

RA 14h 28m 26.04s Decl. -500 57' 18.2"

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