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AAVSO Special Notice #11

Possible New Object in Ophiuchi
(April 7, 2006)

P. Williams (Heathcote, NSW, Australia) reports through AVSON on the
discovery of a new object in Ophiuchi. It has been visually confirmed by
Maciej Reszelski (Szamotuly, Poland). Photographic confirmation by B.
Liller (Vina Del Mar, Chile) on panchromatic film with an orange filter
has been reported through CV-Net. Current reported observations:

April 06.311   >12      B. Liller (LIW) Photographic w/Orange Filter
April 06.565    10.5    P. Williams (WPX) Visual
April 06.590    10.4    P. Williams (WPX) Visual
April 06.611    10.4    P. Williams (WPX) Visual
April 06.???    10.7    B. Liller (LIW) Photographic w/Orange Filter
April 07.042    10.2    M. Reszelski (RMQ) Visual

Peter gives the following estimated location:
R.A.: 17h 15m 30s Decl.: -29d 09' 30" (2000)

This is located on the AAVSO chart for V517 Oph. However, a dedicated,
new AAVSO chart is in production and will be placed online within 10 hours
at the folliowing URL:

Please report observations to the AAVSO for now as 9999+99 Var Oph 06.
Multicolor filtered photometry and spectroscopy is requested for

This special notice has been prepared by: A. Price.

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