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TCP J00332502-3518565: new transient (12.8 mag) in Sculptor

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TCP J00332502-3518565: new transient (12.8 mag) in Sculptor

TCP J00332502-3518565 (UG:)

RA 00h33m25.13s, DEC -35°18'55.7" (J2000.0)
2017 August 5.7854 UT, 13.3 mag; 5.8074, 12.8 (both CCD, unfiltered)
Discoverer: Shigehisa Fujikawa, Kan'onji, Kagawa, Japan

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Presumably a dwarf nova (UGWZ?) in outburst (amplitude at least 6 magnitudes).
Spectroscopy and time-resolved photometry are urgently required.

Clear skies,

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TCP J00332502-3518565 = ASASSN-17km

ASAS-SN Transients Mon Aug 7 12:32:30 EDT 2017 (= 16:32:30 UTC):

ASASSN-17km 0:33:25.09 -35:18:56.7 2017-08-5.33 14.72
bright CV candidate, matches to USNO B=20.8 and GALEX, V>17.2 on 2017-08-03.19, V=14.7 on 2017-08-05.34, V=12.7 on 2017-08-07.17.

A VSX entry has been created by Sebastian Otero and me:


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