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PNV J17545999-2122401: possible nova (mag. 11) in Sagittarius

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PNV J17545999-2122401: possible nova (mag. 11) in Sagittarius

PNV J17545999-2122401 = BraTS-SON-T2-020 = AT 2020urz (N:)
https://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=2212754

Discovered by: Brazilian Transient Search (BraTS)
Discovery magnitude: 11.1 (CCD, unfiltered)
Discovery date: 2020 October 2.9799 UT
Coordinates (2000.0): R.A. 17 55 00.00 Decl. -21 22 40.1

http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/unconf/followups/J17545999-2122401.html
https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2020urz

Spectroscopy is required, as well as further multiband photometry and precise astrometry.

Clear skies,
Patrick

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Now in the International Variable Star Index
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possible nova (mag. 11) in Sagittarius

I made it to be 11.161 TG on 2459126.3029

Dave

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Sequence for PNV J17545999-2122401 in VSP

The sequence for PNV J17545999-2122401 has been completed and in VSP

chart scale18.5 arcmin

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Reddened Galactic classical Fe II nova (ATel #14064)

"SALT spectroscopic classification of PNV J17545999-2122401 as a classical nova" (ATel #14064): http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=14064

Multiband photometry (V, B, ...) and further spectroscopy are encouraged.

Clear skies,
Patrick

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N Sgr 2020 No. 4 - Alert Notice 722

AAVSO Alert Notice 722 reports on the discovery of N Sgr 2020 No. 4. Please see the notice for details and observing instructions.

To stay informed about this nova, particularly regarding any campaigns that might take place or changes to instructions, subscribe to this forum thread (option 1 under Subscribe at the bottom of the first post in this thread) -  see comments and questions from observers, and notes from AAVSO HQ. Add a post yourself  -  join in the discussion about this interesting target!

There is also a thread on this nova in the Time Sensitive Alerts forum.

Many thanks, and Good observing,

Elizabeth O. Waagen, AAVSO HQ

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N Sgr 2020 No.4 = V6593 Sgr

Daniel W. E. Green reports in CBET 4865 that E. Kazarovets writes that the permanent GCVS designation V6593 Sgr has been assigned to N Sgr 2020 No. 4. Please use this name when reporting observations to the AAVSO.

Many thanks, and Good observing,

Elizabeth

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