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CBAT "Transient Object Followup Reports"

PNV J00424677+4107031

PNV J00424677+4107031   2020 11 01.5768*  00 42 46.77 +41 07 03.1  18.7 G   28E 545S  M31       R 9

2020 11 01.5768

Mi Zhang and Xing Gao, report the discovery of a possible nova (mag approximately 18.7) on several 300-s survey image (limiting mag about 19.5) taken by Xing Gao at Xingming Observatory #3 (N88) around Nov. 01.57683 UTC using a unfiltered CCD (+ 0.6-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien telescope). The transient approximately located at R.A.=00h42m46.77s +41d07’03”.1 (equinox 2000.0). Which is about 27.6" east and 545.4" south of the center of the NGC224(M31). Nothing is visible at this position on archival images taken on Oct. 31.53014 (limiting mag 19.0) . Images can be found at: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/xm43mz.html

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