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AAVSO Special Notice #5

Possible New Object In Oph (February 10, 2006)

Grzegorz Pojmanski, Warsaw University Astronomical Observatory,
reports on a new object detected by the ASAS-3 cameras. The
object is at RA = 17h 33m 13s  DEC = -24d 21'.1 (J2000).

Sample of ASAS-3 CCDV observations of the new object, using
photometry from their 1st aperture:

October  26.013  <14
February  9.390   12.090  Err: 0.028
February 10.327   12.048  Err: 0.037
February 10.342   11.938  Err: 0.029

The object is also seen on an Ic band image on February 8.380 but photometry
is not currently available.

Pojmanski reports the following USNOB1 stars located close to this position:
#          id|           RA|          DEC|    B1|    R1|    B2|    R2|    I2|
0656-0476479 17:33:12.0547 -24:21:13.330   0.00  18.15   0.00  17.35  15.60
0656-0476499 17:33:12.8700 -24:21:09.400   0.00  18.38  19.54  17.11  14.74
0656-0476504 17:33:13.1093 -24:21:16.330   0.00  18.46   0.00  17.69  15.53

ASAS3V light curve and images can be found at the following URL:
http://www.astrouw.edu.pl/cgi-asas/asas_disc/173313-2421.1,3775

Visual and CCD confirmation is needed. Please observe and report your
observations to the AAVSO as soon as possible as:
1727-24  ASAS173324

This special notice was compiled by: A. Price.
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