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V5668 Sgr

Alert Notice 533: Coverage of V5668 Sgr (Nova Sgr 2015 No. 2) requested in support of HST spectroscopy

October 30, 2015: Dr. Peter Kuin (Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London) and colleagues in the Swift Nova group have requested AAVSO observers' assistance in multicolor monitoring of V5668 Sgr (Nova Sgr 2015 No. 2, see AAVSO Alert Notices 512, 519) in support of an upcoming spectroscopic observation with the Hubble Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph (STIS).

Alert Notice 519: Nova Sgr 2015 No. 2 fading as dust production rises [V5668 Sgr]

June 15, 2015: Nova Sgr 2015 No. 2 (V5668 Sgr, PNV J18365700-2855420; see AAVSO Alert Notice 512) is undergoing a significant fading visually as its infrared excess increases, indicating that substantial dust production is underway.

Alert Notice 512: Nova Sagittarii 2015 No. 2 = PNV J18365700-2855420 [V5668 Sgr]

March 16, 2015

Event: Nova Sagittarii 2015 No. 2 = PNV J18365700-2855420 [V5668 Sgr]

Discovered by: John Seach, Chatsworth Island, NSW, Australia

Discovery magnitude: 6.0 using DSLR and 50mm f/1.0 lens

Discovery date: 2015 March 15.634 UT

Coordinates:  R.A. 18 36 56.84   Dec. -28 55 39.8  (2000.0)

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