Special Notice #166: Possible Nova in Ophiuchus [V2672 Oph; Nova Oph 2009]
AAVSO Special Notice #166
September 14, 2010: V2672 Oph (Nova Oph 2009) was discovered by Koichi Itagaki in outburst on August 16, 2009 (see AAVSO Alert Notice 402 and IAUC 9064). It peaked at about magnitude 12, and rapidly faded. Low- and medium-resolution spectroscopy showed broad, prominent H_alpha emission with FWHM 11500 km/s on top of a featureless, but very red, continuum.