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WZ Sge outburst update

WZ Sge Outburst Update

This page is referenced in AAVSO Alert Notices 287 and 288.

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Alert Notice 465: Nova Sagittarii 2012 No. 5 = PSN J18193700-1907400

July 20, 2012

Discovered by: Tadashi Kojima (Tsumagoi, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma-ken, Japan) (reported by S. Nakano (Sumoto, Japan)

Discovery Magnitude: mag 12.6 on two frames using a Canon EOS 40D camera (+ 150-mm f/2.8 lens)

Discovery date: 2012 July 16.512 UT

Coordinates: R.A. 18 19 37.0  Decl. -19 07 40 (2000.0)

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