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CBAT "Transient Object Followup Reports"

PNV J00432258+4119025

PNV J00432258+4119025   2021 09 11.6015*  00 43 22.58 +41 19 02.5  18.2 G  431E 174N  M31       R 9

2021 09 11.6015

Mi Zhang, Chunpeng Bi, Xing Gao (Xingming Observatory), report the discovery of a possible nova (mag approximately 18.2 on several 300-s survey image (limiting mag about 20.5) taken by Xing Gao at Xingming Observatory #3 (N88) around Sep. 11.60153 UTC using a unfiltered CCD (+ 0.6-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien telescope). The transient approximately located at R.A.=00h43m22.58s +41d19’02”.5 (equinox 2000.0). Which is about 431.4" east and 174" north of the center of the NGC224(M31). Nothing is visible at this position on archival images taken on Sep. 08.94443 (limiting mag 20.5) . Images can be found at: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/psp21i.html

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