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Absolute Magnitudes and Distances of Recent Novae

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Yitping Kok
34/155 Abercrombie Street, Darlington, NSW, 2008, Australia


Archival photographic data have been used to study the suspected variable Ross 4 = NSV 1436. The star is found generally to be fainter than 15th magnitude but occasionally becomes brighter than 13. The available data suggest the object is a cataclysmic variable, possibly of the recurrent nova type.

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