Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams

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CBAT "Transient Object Followup Reports"

PNV J05393469+5715159

PNV J05393469+5715159   2021 08 27.8730*  05 39 34.69 +57 15 15.9  13.57C             Cam       R -

2021 08 27.8730

Guoyou Sun (Xingming Observatory), Quanzhi Ye (Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland), Xing Gao (Xingming Observatory), report the discovery of a possible nova (13.57 C) which is 21.923 gmag in Pan-STARRS DR1 catalogue (PS1 objID 176700848943505888). The transient was discovered on several 60-s survey images (limiting mag about 19.0) taken Xing Gao by at Xingming Observatory-KATS, Nanshan (N86) around Aug. 27.87299, 2021 UT using a unfiltered CCD (0.28-m f/2.2 reflector). Images can be found at: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/XMK001.html

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