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TCP J04344971+3914578

TCP J04344971+3914578   2021 12 27.7367*  04 34 49.71 +39 14 57.8  18.3 G             Per       R 9

2021 12 27.7367

Hanjie Tan (AUUK), Guoyou Sun, Mi Zhang, Jingyuan Zhao, Jiangao Ruan (Xingming Obs), Quanzhi Ye (UMd), Xing Gao (Xingming Obs), report a variable star candidate (G=18.30+-0.14). Nothing is visible at this position on PanSTARRS-1 Image. The source appears to correspond to object Gaia EDR3 178950606957413888 (G=18.77) in the Gaia EDR3. Discovery was made on several 60-s survey images (limiting mag about 19.0) taken by Xing Gao at Xingming Observatory #3 (N88) around Dec. 27.73674, 2021 UT using a unfiltered CCD (0.3-m f/3.6 reflector). Images can be found at: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/xm89ht.html

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