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CBAT "Transient Object Followup Reports"

PNV J00430587+4115480

PNV J00430587+4115480   2021 06 06.8368*  00 43 05.87 +41 15 48.0  17.4CV  243E  21S    M31     R 9

2021 06 06.8368*

Mi Zhang and Xing Gao, report the discovery of a possible nova (mag approximately 17.4) on several 300-s survey image (limiting mag about 19.5) taken by Xing Gao at Xingming Observatory #2 (N89) around June. 06.83677 UTC using a unfiltered CCD (+ 0.6-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien telescope). The transient approximately located at R.A.=00h43m05.87s +41d15’48”.0 (equinox 2000.0). Which is about 243.0" east and 20.5" south of the center of the NGC224(M31). Nothing is visible at this position on archival images taken on May. 28.89162 (limiting mag 18.5) . Images can be found at: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/xm54mz.html

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