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AAVSO Special Notice #33

V1280 Scorpii = Nova Scorpii 2007
(February 7, 2007)

IAUC 8803 announces a new nova in Scorpius, independently
discovered by Y. Nakamura and Y. Sakurai.  The position is

16:57:40.91 -32:20:36.4 J2000

and the unfiltered magnitude is about 8.3
(T. Krajci, 2007-02-06).

Spectra indicate blue color, no emission blueward of 540nm,
but Halpha emission with P-Cyg profile.

Report observations to the AAVSO as: 9999+99 V1280 Sco. Please be sure to
indicate what you used for comparison stars.

Thank you for your astronomical efforts and contributions!

This special notice was compiled by: Arne A. Henden

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