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V1281 Sco

Special Notice #34: Another Nova in Sco - Nova Sco 2007 #2 [V1281 Sco]

February 21, 2007

IAU Circular No. 8810 (Daniel W. E. Green, ed.) announces the discovery of a possible nova in Scorpius; this object [V1281 Sco] is not to be confused with 1651-32 V1280 Sco (N Sco 2007, see AAVSO Alert Notice 346).

Coordinates provided by K. Itagaki, Yamagata, Japan:
R.A.= 16h 56m 59.35s, Decl. = -35o 21' 50.2" (2000.0)

Independent discoveries by:
- Yuji Nakamura, Kameyama, Mie, Japan, (via H. Yamaoka, Kyushu University)
<12.0 CCD, Feb. 14.8575 UT
9.3 CCD, Feb. 19.8593

Alert Notice 347: 1650-35 V1281 Sco = Nova Scorpii 2007 No. 2

February 22, 2007

Event: Nova in Scorpius

Discovered Independently by:
- Yuji Nakamura, Kameyama, Mie, Japan, (via H. Yamaoka, Kyushu University, IAU Circular No. 8810)
- Hideo Nishimura, Miyawaki, Kakegawa, Japan, (via S. Nakano, Sumoto, Japan, IAU Circular No. 8810)

Discovery Date:
- Nakamura: Feb. 19.8593 UT
- Nishimura: Feb. 20.8365 UT

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