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MASTER OT J184353.33+000350.9: highly reddened galactic classical nova in Aquila

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MASTER OT J184353.33+000350.9: highly reddened galactic classical nova in Aquila

Nova Aquilae 2020 = MASTER OT J184353.33+000350.9 (N)
(submitted to VSX)

First detected (at mag. 15.6 zr) by the Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF) on 2020 April 17; officially discovered by MASTER-IAC on 2020 May 21 (and reported to the Transient Name Server on 2020 May 23 at 16:11:47 UTC):
https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020kvq/discovery-cert

Palomar Gattini-IR NIR detection and classification of a highly reddened Galactic classical nova PGIR20duo / AT 2020kvq / MASTER OT J184353.33+000350.9:
http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=13817

Zwicky Transient Facility light curve (via LASAIR) for Nova Aql 2020 = ZTF20aavmuvj:
https://lasair.roe.ac.uk/object/ZTF20aavmuvj/

Further spectroscopy and multiband photometry are encouraged.

Clear skies,
Patrick

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