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ASASSN-19qv: classical nova (11 mag) in the Small Magellanic Cloud

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ASASSN-19qv: classical nova (11 mag) in the Small Magellanic Cloud

ASASSN-19qv (N)
https://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=838111

SOAR classification of ASASSN-19qv as a classical nova in the SMC (ATel #12907):
http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=12907

Recent ASAS-SN Sky Patrol (Shappee et al. 2014ApJ...788...48S and Kochanek et al. 2017PASP..129j4502K) data and light curve: https://asas-sn.osu.edu/light_curves/aefa4080-94c3-432f-a8c6-2308f3dfdf5d

Multiband photometry and further spectroscopy are strongly recommended.

Clear skies,
Patrick

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ASASSN-19qv

I took a spectra last night. It is clearly an early nova.

Terry

 

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