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ASASSN-19mo: classical nova (13.0 mag) in Scorpius

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ASASSN-19mo: classical nova (13.0 mag) in Scorpius

ASASSN-19mo (N)
https://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=687659

"SALT spectroscopic classification of ASASSN-19mo as a classical nova":
http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=12795

"Possible Nova or CV candidate on the rise, posted to TNS, matches to Gaia DR2 G=20.3, g>17.0 on 2019-05-12.86, g=16.6 on 2019-05-13.23, g=15.0 on 2019-05-14.19, g=14.9 on 2019-05-14.33."
http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~assassin/transients.html
https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019fez

Recent ASAS-SN Sky Patrol (Shappee et al. 2014ApJ...788...48S and Kochanek et al. 2017PASP..129j4502K) data and light curve: https://asas-sn.osu.edu/light_curves/b6303ff3-64f0-4810-975c-b185c98c326c

Clear skies,
Patrick

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