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V5856 Sgr

Alert Notice 561: Nova in Sagittarius = ASASSN-16ma = PNV J18205200-2822100 [V5856 Sgr]

October 28, 2016

Event: Nova in Sagittarius  [V5856 Sgr]

Discovered independently by:
 - ASAS-SN (K. Z. Stanek (Ohio State University) et al.; ATel #9669)
 - Yukio Sakurai (Mito, Japan; via TOCP page)

Discovery magnitude:
 - ASAS-SN: V~13.7, using quadruple 14-cm "Cassius" telescope at CTIO
 - Sakurai: 10.4 unfiltered CCD, using Nikon D7100 digital camera + 180-mm f/2.8 lens

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