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Interesting transient: bright SN?

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Interesting transient: bright SN?

TNS report the discovery of a bright PSN: 2016csm RA=14:02:03.10, DEC=+46:13:34.20, Discovery date=2016-06-08 05:35:56, Discovery mag=13.2 ABMag, Filter: Clear - , Reporter: R. Gaglianio, E. Weinberg, R Post, J. Newton, T. Puckett, Source group: POSS
Spanish observers are working on it this night and confirmed the transient. Francisco Violat notice than very closely of that coordinates there is a QSO (quasar) candidate: http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-id…
It seems to be a very red object.

SN, CV, QSO outburst...?

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