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Nova Sco 2016

Alert Notice 544: Nova Scorpii 2016 = PNV J17381927-3725077 [V1655 Sco]

June 13, 2016

Event: Nova in Scorpius

Discovered by: Hideo Nishimura (Kakegawa, Shizuoka-ken, Japan) (reported by S. Nakano, Sumoto, Japan, via CBET 4285)

Discovery magnitude: 12.4 unfiltered CCD on three 10-s CCD frames, using a 200-mm-f.l. f/3.2 lens with a Canon EOS 5D digital camera

Discovery date: 2016 June 10.629 UT
 
Coordinates (2000.0): R.A. 17 38 19.31  Dec. -37 25 08.7   (from VSX)

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