Alert Notice 346: 1651-32 V1280 Sco = Nova Scorpii 2007
February 16, 2007
Event: Very Bright Nova in Scorpius
This nova, discovered at 9th magnitude 12 days ago, has brightened dramatically in the past few days to 3rd magnitude, becoming one of the brightest novae in the past several years. It has gained the attention of the professional community and will be observed by numerous satellites, including Chandra, Swift, and INTEGRAL.