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Nova Sco 2010

Special Notice #196: Possible Nova in Scorpius - N Sco 2010 [V1310 Sco]

February 23, 2010: Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams CBET 2183 (Daniel W. E. Green, ed.) announces the discovery by Koichi Nishiyama, Kurume, Fukuoka-ken, Japan; and Fujio Kabashima, Miyaki-cho, Saga-ken, Japan, of a possible nova in Scorpius at magnitude 10.5 on two 40-s unfiltered CCD frames (limiting magnitude 12.7) taken around Feb. 20.857 UT. They confirmed the new object at magnitude 10.3 on unfiltered CCD frames (limiting magnitude 17.4-17.6) taken around Feb. 21.832 and magnitude 10.7 on Feb.
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