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  LMC V1341  
000-BCZ-165 (1277 observations)  
Mensa Sequence
05 09 58.41 -71 39 53.2  (77.49338 -71.66478) Search nearby
B1950.0 05 10 41.94 -71 43 28.7
Galactic coord. 282.988 -33.557
Other names

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ASAS J050959-7139.9 BV 1261 IRSF J05095841-7139532
LMCN 1968-12a LMCN 1990-02a LMCN 2010-11a
Nova LMC 1968 Nova LMC 1990 No. 2 Nova LMC 1990 b
Nova Men 1968 OGLE-2016-NOVA-01 USNO-B1.0 0183-0089027
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Variability type
Spectral type --
Mag. range
10.7 - 21.1 V
Discoverer --
16 Dec 1968 (HJD 2440207.00000) Ephemeris
Outburst 1968
Period 1.26432 d
Rise/eclipse dur. --
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1 Otero, Sebastian Alberto VSP Note: 18.3 Vmag. star 1.6" to the NW and 18.9 Vmag. star 2.1" to the ESE.
2 Otero, Sebastian Alberto Also outbursts in 2010 and 2016. Previously identified as a brighter 18.3 Vmag. star (IRSF J05095823-7139519) which is 1.6" to its NW. Eclipse amplitude 0.5 in Ic and 1.5 in V. Quiescence magnitude out of eclipse is Ic ~19.2 and V ~19.6.
3 Otero, Sebastian Alberto Outbursts in 1968, 1990 and 2002. ASAS-3 detected an outburst on October 11, 2002 (JD 2452558.756) with V= 11.15, fading to V= 14.2 four days later. B-V at maximum 0.0 and at quiescence 1.05 with V-I(Gunn)= 0.73 (2004AJ....128.1606Z).
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1 P. Mroz; A. Udalski, 2016, ATel #8578 2016ATel.8578....1M
2 Mrůz, P.; et al., 2014, Recurrent and symbiotic novae in data from the
Optical Gravitational Lensing Experiment
3 Pietsch, W., 2016, Optical Novae in the Large Magellanic Cloud (Table) 2010AN....331..187P
4 Kato, D.; et al., 2007, The IRSF Magellanic Clouds Point Source Catalog 2007PASJ...59..615K
5 Zaritsky, D; et al., 2004, The Magellanic Clouds Photometric Survey: The
Large Magellanic Cloud Stellar Catalog and Extinction Map
6 Pojmanski, G., 2002, The All Sky Automated Survey 2002AcA....52..397P
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Size 5' x 5' (297 x 298 pixels)
Center 05 09 58.41 -71 39 53.2 (J2000)
Source STScI

Red, all sky, 1.0 arcsec/pixel
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4 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2016-01-24 22:20 UTC Position from the IRSF Magellanic Clouds Point Source Catalog. Identification from OGLE data (ATel #8578 and 2014MNRAS.443..784M).
Maximum magnitude was determined from the visual data from previous outbursts and minimum magnitude is from 2014MNRAS.443..784M. Type and orbital period also from 2014MNRAS.443..784M.
3 Otero, Sebastian Alberto 2014-03-03 15:43 UTC Minimum magnitude and position from Zaritsky et al. (2004).
2 Admin, VSX 2012-05-04 20:08 UTC Update from GCVS Extragalactic Variable Stars Catalogue.
1 Admin, VSX 2009-10-22 20:55 UTC Initial upload.