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IAUC 7882: 2002cj; V4741 Sgr = Poss. N IN Sgr; C/2002 G4, C/2002 G5, C/2002 H1

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                                                  Circular No. 7882
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SUPERNOVA 2002cj IN ESO 582-G5
     M. Ganeshalingam and W. D. Li, University of California at
Berkeley, report the LOTOSS (cf. IAUC 7514) discovery of an
apparent supernova on unfiltered CCD images taken with the 0.8-m
Katzman Automatic Imaging Telescope (KAIT) on Apr. 21.5 (mag about
16.0) and 22.5 UT (mag about 15.9).  SN 2002cj is located at R.A. =
15h21m20s.71, Decl. = -19o51'27".3 (equinox 2000.0), which is 1".4
west and 3".9 south of the nucleus of ESO 582-G5.  KAIT images
taken on Apr. 9.5 (limiting mag about 16.0) and Mar. 28.5 (limiting
mag about 18.0) showed nothing at this position.

     N. N. Samus, Institute of Astronomy, Moscow; O. Durlevich,
Sternberg Institute; and E. Kazarovets, Institute of Astronomy,
inform us that the designation V4741 Sgr has been given to this
object (cf. IAUC 7878, 7879).
     M. Fujii, Okayama, Japan, reports that low-dispersion spectra
(range 440-720 nm; resolution about 1 nm) of this object, obtained
on Apr. 18.80 UT with the Fujii Bisei Observatory 0.28-m telescope,
show a strong H-alpha emission line with a width of 2800 km/s
(FWHM).  Other emission lines include the Fe II series (37, 38, 42,
49, 55, 74), Na I (589 nm), and He I (706.5 nm), characteristic of
an Fe II-class nova.  Additional photometry provided by T. Kato,
Kyoto:  Apr. 4.769, [11.8 (A. Takao, Kita-kyushu, Japan,
unfiltered CCD); 12.794, [14.0 (K. Haseda, Aichi, Japan, T-Max 400
film; revision to IAUC 7879); 17.828, 9.6 (Takao); 17.769, V =
10.16 (K. Nakajima, Kumano, Mie, Japan, CCD); 17.788, R_c = 9.31

COMETS C/2002 G4, C/2002 G5, C/2002 H1 (SOHO)
     Further to IAUC 7875, D. Hammer has reported his measurements
of three additional Kreutz sungrazers.  C/2002 G4, C/2002 G5, and
C/2002 H1 were found by X. Leprette, R. Kracht, and K. Cernis,
respectively, on SOHO website C2 images.  C/2002 H1 was also
visible in the C3 coronagraph.  The reduced astrometry and orbital
elements by B. G. Marsden appear on the MPECs cited.

  Comet         2002 UT          R.A. (2000) Decl.       MPEC
  C/2002 G4     Apr.  4.479       1 01.3   + 5 13       2002-H15
  C/2002 G5     Apr. 12.826       1 32.1   + 8 01       2002-H15
  C/2002 H1     Apr. 17.113       1 58.0   + 7 58       2002-H26

                      (C) Copyright 2002 CBAT
2002 April 22                  (7882)            Daniel W. E. Green

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