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TCP J17344775-2409042: new transient (11.8 mag) in Ophiuchus

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TCP J17344775-2409042: new transient (11.8 mag) in Ophiuchus

TCP J17344775-2409042

Discoverers: Koichi Nishiyama and Fujio Kabashima (Japan)

R.A. 17h34m47.75s Decl. -24°09'04.2" (J2000.0)
2015 Oct. 11.4129 UT, 11.8 mag (CCD, unfiltered)

http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/unconf/followups/J17344775-2409042.html

Nearest candidate from the USNO-B1.0 catalog:
USNO-B1.0 0658-0470476 (17 34 47.346 -24 09 01.77)
R1= 18.88 , R2= 18.55, I= 16.44 mag

Clear skies, Patrick

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Alert Notice coming on Nova Oph 2015 No. 2 = TCP J17344775-24

An AAVSO Alert Notice will be posted October 14 on Nova Oph 2015 No. 2 = TCP J17344775-2409042.

Coordinates (2000.0): R.A. 17 34 47.75  Dec -24 09 04.2

It is in VSX and a sequence is available for it, so please observe this nova and report your observations to the AAVSO International Database. If you report them before 14:00 UT (noon EDT) I should be able to include them in the Alert Notice!

Good observing,

Elizabeth Waagen, AAVSO HQ

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V2949 Oph = Nova Oph 2015 No. 2 (IAUC 9279)

V2949 Ophiuchi = Nova Ophiuchi 2015 No. 2 = TCP J17344775-2409042
(Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams,  Circular No. 9279)

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