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Sagittarius

Alert Notice 560: TCP J18102829-2729590 = Nova in Sagittarius [V5855 Sgr]

October 24, 2016

Event: Nova in Sagittarius = TCP J18102829-2729590  [V5855 Sgr]

Discovered by: Koichi Itagaki (Yamagata, Japan) (reported to CBAT via S. Nakano (Teppo-cho, Yamagata, Japan))

Discovery magnitude: 10.7 unfiltered CCD, using 180-mm f/4.0 lens

Special Notice #289: Bright possible nova in Sagittarius = PNV J18202726-2744263 [V5592 Sgr, Nova Sgr 2012 No. 4]

July 7, 2012:  A new, bright (V and unfiltered magnitudes 7-8) object has been independently discovered in Sagittarius by at least four observers. The IAU CBAT TOCP page identifies the object as PNV J18202726-2744263 [V5592 Sgr] and gives the earliest report (Koichi Nishiyama and Fujio Kabashima) date and time of 2012 July 07.4986 UT and their magnitude 7.8 unfiltered CCD.

Coordinates: 18 20 27.26 -27 44 26.3  (2000.0)

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