ASASSN-19aad (= TCP J18395972-1025415): probable nova (9.4 mag) in Scutum

Association Francaise des Observateurs d'Etoiles Variables (AFOEV)
Tue, 10/29/2019 - 12:22

ASASSN-19aad (= AT 2019tpb, TCP J18395972-1025415)

Discovery details:
R.A. 18h39m59.70s, Decl. -10°25'41.5" (J2000.0, K. Itagaki's follow-up observation)
2019 October 29.0578 UT, gmag. 11.56 (ASAS-SN)
Discoverer: All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN)


Looks like a (reddened) nova that erupted on 2019 October 28.
Spectroscopy and multiband-photometry (also precise astrometry) are urgently required.

Clear skies,

American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO)
AAVSO Alert Notice 683 on V659 Sct = N Sct 2019

AAVSO Alert Notice 683 reports on V659 Sct = N Sct 2019 (= ASASSN-19aad, TCP J18395972-102541). Please see the notice for discovery details, recent observations, and observing instructions. Note that the sequence for V659 Sct has been extended in both directions since its initial release.

Many thanks, and Good observing,

Elizabeth O. Waagen, AAVSO HQ