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CBAT "Transient Object Followup Reports"

PNV J00424699+4115532

PNV J00424699+4115532   2022 01 25.5565*  00 42 46.99 +41 15 53.2  18.7 G 30E 15S     M31       R 2

2022 01 25.5565

Jiangao Ruan, Mi Zhang, Xing Gao (Xingming Obs), report the discovery of a possible nova at 18.7 Gmag on several 300-s survey images (limiting mag about 20.5 G) taken by Xing Gao at Xingming Observatory “#”3 (N88) around Jan. 25.5565 UTC using a unfiltered CCD (+ 0.6-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien telescope). The transient approximately located at RA= 00h42m46.99s, DEC = +41d15m53.2s (equinox 2000.0). Which is about 30.1″ east and 15.3” south of the center of the NGC224(M31). Nothing is visible at this position on archival images. Images can be found at: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/xn05jr.html

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