TCP J01375892+4951055: transient (13.2 mag) in Andromeda

Association Francaise des Observateurs d'Etoiles Variables (AFOEV)
Wed, 10/19/2016 - 19:00

TCP J01375892+4951055 (UGWZ:)

Discoverer: Koichi Itagaki (Yamagata, Japan)

R.A. 01h37m58.92s Decl. +49°51'05.5" (J2000.0)
2016 Oct. 19.5761 UT, 13.2 mag (CCD, unfiltered)

A Gaia DR1 star of 19.247 mag with position end figures 58.930s and 05.48" is only 0.1" from the reported position. Further designations for this (blue) progenitor candidate: USNO-B1.0 1398-0041475, GSC2.3 NBZ2017198, SDSS J013758.90+495105.4, GALEX J013758.9+495104, AllWISE J013758.86+495106.0

Spectroscopy and time-resolved photometry are urgently required.

Clear skies,