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

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

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)

Links:
https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019tpb
http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/unconf/followups/J18395972-1025415.html
https://asas-sn.osu.edu/light_curves/f4d4863d-ca2a-4238-9adb-04bdd551bac9
http://k-itagaki.jp/images/PN-sct.jpg

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

Clear skies,
Patrick

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Spectroscopic confirmation as a nova

ASASSN-19aad (N)
https://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=1499545

Spectroscopic Classification of AT 2019tpb/ASASSN-19aad as a Galactic Nova (ATel #13241): http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=13241

Regards,
Patrick

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V659 Scuti = Nova Scuti 2019 = TCP J18395972-1025415 (CBET 4690)

V659 Scuti = ASASSN-19aad (N)
https://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=1499545

Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams, Electronic Telegram No. 4690 (behind paywall): http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/iau/cbet/004600/CBET004690.txt

Regards,
Patrick

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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

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