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CBAT "Transient Object Followup Reports"

PSN J04002180+2254029

PSN J04002180+2254029   2014 12 24.19  *  04 00 21.80 +22 54 02.9  19.2 U   31E   3N  U2918     D 0

2014 12 25.114

PSN J04002180+2254029 = SNhunt272. Transient was confirmed on stack of 141 x 30-second unfiltered exposures using 11-inch f/5 SCT plus Orion StarShoot DSMI III. Photometry not performed. Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/watchingthesky/15479881664. S. Howerton. Arkansas City, Kansas

2014 12 26.77242

This transient was observed on 2014 12 26.77242 by G. Masi and P. Catalano, remotely using the 17"-f/6.8 robotic unit part of the Virtual Telescope Project facility, at Bellatrix Astronomical Observatory in Ceccano, Italy. 120-seconds exposures, unfiltered, show the source at mag. 19.1 (R mags for the reference stars from UCAC-4). We also performed astrometry, getting the following end figures: 22.09; 04.5 (J2000.0, mean residuals of 0.2" on both axes).

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