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Possible nova in Aql (mag 15.77V)

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weo
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Possible nova in Aql (mag 15.77V)

There is a possible nova in Aql (mag 15.77V; PNV J19023335+0315190); H-alpha emission is present. Please see AAVSO Special Notice #374 for details.


Good observing! 

Elizabeth Waagen, AAVSO HQ

Robin Leadbeater
possible nova in Aql

There have been a couple more amateur spectra of this object.

 http://britastro.org/vss/pnv1902_20131029_824_D_Boyd.jpg

 http://i566.photobucket.com/albums/ss109/TCB168/_pnvj190233350315190_201...

(edit: got truncated so here is a link short to it

 http://tinyurl.com/nofkbzl   )

Anyone know what this is yet?

Robin

Robin Leadbeater
another spectrum

Another spectrum. This one from Christian Buil

http://www.astrosurf.com/buil/transient/_pnvj19023335+0315190_20131030_751_cbuil.png

showing H alpha and a weak 6251A in emission and the red continuum but no obvious molecular bands.

Any news on what this is?

Robin

emeryerdelyi
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PNV J19023335+0315190 Fading

PNV J19023335+0315190 is fading rapidly, falling by 0.85 mag (V filter) over the last two days.  Latest reading is 16.576 (V) on 2013 Nov. 02.14899

Looks like it will be cloudy tonight (Nov. 3 UT) in my area. Not many people observing this object, anyone care to follow-up?

-Emery Erdelyi (EEY)

TCB168
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PNV J19023335+0315190

[quote=emeryerdelyi]

PNV J19023335+0315190 is fading rapidly, falling by 0.85 mag (V filter) over the last two days.  Latest reading is 16.576 (V) on 2013 Nov. 02.14899

Looks like it will be cloudy tonight (Nov. 3 UT) in my area. Not many people observing this object, anyone care to follow-up?

-Emery Erdelyi (EEY)

[/quote]

I measured V= 16.39 last night 2.4/11/13. UT

Still bright in I though I = 12.39

 

Cheers

Terry

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