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N Sgr 2010

Alert Notice 416: Nova in Sagittarius (V5585 Sgr = N Sgr 2010)

January 31, 2010

Event: Nova in Sagittarius (V5585 Sgr = N Sgr 2010)

Discovered By: John Seach, Chatsworth Island, NSW, Australia

Discovery Date: Jan. 20.72 UT

Discovery Magnitude: approximately 8.5, using a DSLR with 50-mm f/1.4 lens and orange filter

Position: RA: 18:07:26.95 , Dec: -29:00:43.6 (equinox 2000.0)
from K. Nishiyama, Kurume, Fukuoka-ken, Japan, and F. Kabashima, Miyaki-cho, Saga-ken, Japan, from their image taken 2010 January 23.892

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