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PNV J06095740+1212255: possible nova (9.4 mag) in Orion

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PNV J06095740+1212255: possible nova (9.4 mag) in Orion

PNV J06095740+1212255 (N:)
https://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=844415

Discovery details:
R.A. 06h09m57.40s, Decl. +12°12'25.5" (J2000.0)
2019 August 7.7984 UT, 9.4 mag (CCD, unfiltered)
Discoverer: Shigehisa Fujikawa (Kan'onji, Kagawa, Japan)
http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/unconf/followups/J06095740+1212255.html

2019 08 07.86 UT
There is a blue mag. 19 star 1" from the reported position with designations USNO-A2.0 0975-02661189 (Bmag. 19.7, Rmag. 19.2), USNO-B1.0 1022-0102056, GSC2.3 N80U009326 (Fmag. 19.24, Bjmag. 20.11), WISE J060957.44+121224.9, IPHAS J060957.45+121225.2; the Gaia DR2 position end figures are 57.453s and 25.15" (equinox J2000.0, epoch 2015.5, Gmag. 19.18). --- Patrick Schmeer (Saarbrücken-Bischmisheim, Germany)

*** Confirmation, precise astrometry, spectroscopy, and multiband photometry are urgently required. ***

Clear skies,
Patrick

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Discovered by Shigehisa FUJIKAWA

2019 08 07.7984 UT
Shigehisa Fujikawa, Kan'onji, Kagawa, Japan, reports his discovery of this PNV (mag 9.4) in Ori on a CCD frame taken on 2019 Aug 07.7984 (limiting mag 13.5) using a Minolta F 3.5 f 120mm lens.
http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/unconf/followups/J06095740+1212255.html

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Spectroscopic classification as a very fast classical nova

ATel #13027: http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=13027
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The overall spectrum is that of a very fast expanding classical nova eruption of the He/N spectroscopic type and possibly in the post-maximum stage. *** We encourage follow up observations in all bands. ***
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First ever spectroscopically confirmed nova in Orion

This must be the first ever spectroscopically confirmed nova in Orion.

Patrick

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Alert Notice 676 on Nova Ori 2019

AAVSO Alert Notice 676 reports on Nova Ori 2019 (PNV J06095740+1212255). Please see the notice for details and observing instructions.

Many thanks, and Good observing,

Elizabeth O. Waagen, AAVSO HQ

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Nova Ori 2019 = V2860 Ori

Nova Ori 2019 (PNV J06095740+1212255) has been assigned the name V2860 Ori, according to E. V. Kazarovets (Institute of Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences) and reported in CBET 4659, published today by Daniel W. E. Green. Please use this name in reporting your observations.

Many thanks, and Good observing,

Elizabeth

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