Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams

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CBAT "Transient Object Followup Reports"

TCP J01340120+3028372

TCP J01340120+3028372   2020 01 26.5656*  01 34 01.20 +30 28 37.2  19.3 R  133E 660S  M33       R 9

2020 01 26.5656

Mi Zhang and Xing Gao, report the outburst of a variable star candidate (mag approximately 19.3 at max) was discovered on several 300-s survey images (limiting mag about 21.5) taken by Xing Gao in Xingming Observatory Sky Survey(C42) around Jan. 26.56559 UT using a unfiltered CCD ( + 0.6-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien telescope ). The transient approximately located at R.A.=01h34m01.20s +30d28'37".2 (equinox 2000.0). Which is about 132.9" east and 659.8" south of the center of the NGC598(M33). The variable star candidate on Jan. 19.69848 UT was 20.1 (limiting mag 21.5). All images can be seen from: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/XM23MZ.html C42,Xingming Observatory - NEXT, Mt. Nanshan. Observers M.Zhang,X.Gao,Measurers M.Zhang, 0.6-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien telescope and CCD.

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