TCP J18573095+1653396: bright probable nova (mag. 6.4) in Hercules

Association Francaise des Observateurs d'Etoiles Variables (AFOEV)
Sat, 06/12/2021 - 16:14

TCP J18573095+1653396 = ZTF19aasfsjq  (N:)
(submitted to VSX)
Discovered on 2021 June 12.537 UT at mag. 8.4 by Seiji Ueda (Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan):
ZTF light curve, data, and images (via Lasair):
Possibly recorded on the rise (gmag. ~16.3 on June 12.192 UT) by the ASAS-SN Sky Patrol:
Source No. 4514092717838547584 in Gaia EDR3 (Gmag. 19.95).
Spectroscopy and multiband photometry are urgently required.
Clear skies,
All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae (ASAS-SN) Sky Patrol:
- Shappee et al., 2014ApJ...788...48S
- Kochanek et al., 2017PASP..129j4502K
- Smith et al., 2019RNAAS...3...26S
Zwicky Transient Facility (ZTF):
- Masci et al., 2019PASP..131a8003M