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PNV J18033275-2816054: possible nova (9.9 mag) in Sagittarius

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PNV J18033275-2816054: possible nova (9.9 mag) in Sagittarius

PNV J18033275-2816054

Discoverer: Koichi Itagaki (Yamagata, Japan)

R.A. 18h03m32.75s  Decl. -28°16'05.4"  (J2000.0)
2015 Sept. 27.4293 UT, 9.9 mag (CCD, unfiltered)

Nearest candidate from the USNO-B1.0 catalog:
USNO-B1.0 0617-0684734 (18 03 32.788 -28 16 08.41)
B1= 21.03 , I= 14.04 mag

Clear skies,

Andrew Pearce
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PNV J18033275-2816054:

Hi Patrick and All

I've confirmed this nova suspect visually at mag 9.7 on Sept 27.629UT.


Andrew Pearce (PEX)


PNV J18033275-2816054: possible nova (9.9 mag) in Sagittarius

I confirm the Nova.

2015 Sep 27.50UT, Visual 10.2 (0.41-m reflector 165x)

Comparison Stars used:

TYC 6854 827 = 10.6
TYC 6854 30  =  9.7

Nova is red in color.


Paul Camilleri

Warners Bay

New South Wales


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PNV J18033275-2816054

I obtained a visual magitude of 9.7 this evening (Sept. 28 0375 UT) in bright moonlight utilizing nearby stars TYC6854 2819 (9.08) and TYC 6854 30 (9.68) .

J,Bortle   (BRJ)

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Spectroscopic confirmation of PNV J18033275-2816054 as a nova

"Spectroscopic Confirmation of PNV J18033275-2816054 as an erupting Nova

ATel #8101; S. C. Williams (LJMU), M. J. Darnley (LJMU), M. F. Bode (LJMU),
M. F. Bode (LJMU)
This spectrum shows that PNV J18033275-2816054 is a nova eruption and
indicates that it is a member of the Fe II spectroscopic class."

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