February 7, 2007
IAUC 8803 announces a new nova in Scorpius, independently discovered by Y. Nakamura and Y. Sakurai. The position is
16:57:40.91 -32:20:36.4 J2000
and the unfiltered magnitude is about 8.3 (T. Krajci, 2007-02-06).
Spectra indicate blue color, no emission blueward of 540nm, but Halpha emission with P-Cyg profile.
Report observations to the AAVSO as: 9999+99 V1280 Sco. Please be sure to indicate what you used for comparison stars.
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