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AAVSO Special Notice #10

Possible Nova in Cyg (April 4, 2006)

D. Green, Central Bureau of Astronomical Telegrams (CBAT), reports on
the discovery of a possible nova in Cygnus by Hideo Nishimura on Tech Pan
films. It has been confirmed by Richard Miles (Golden Hill Observatory).
The following observations have been reported:

Date            Magnitude                      Observer
March 23       <12    unfiltered photographic  H. Nishimura
April 2.80667   10.5  unfiltered photographic  H. Nishimura
April 4.9947    8.5 +/- 0.3 CCDV               R. Miles (MXL)

Miles also provides the following astrometric position, based on UCAC:

R.A. 21:11:32.34  Decl. +44:48:03.9 +/- 0.3 arc seconds

Please observe visually or photometrically with a V, Rc or Ic filter.
Report observations to the AAVSO as 9999+99 N CYG 06. A provisional
chart is available at this URL:

This Special Notice was compiled by: A. Price

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