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CBAT "Transient Object Followup Reports"

PNV J09553464+6901207

PNV J09553464+6901207   2022 02 23.5907*  09 55 34.64 +69 01 20.7  20.3CV    8E 154S  M81       R 1

2022 02 23.5907

Mi Zhang, Leiming Tang, Jiangao Ruan, Xing Gao (Xingming Obs), report the discovery of a possible nova at 20.3 CV on several 300-s survey images (limiting mag about 21.0 CV) taken by Xing Gao at Xingming Observatory “#”3 (N88) around Feb. 23.59066, 2022 UT using a unfiltered CCD (+ 0.6-m f/8 Ritchey-Chretien telescope). The transient approximately located at RA= 09h55m34.64s, DEC = +69d01m20.7s (equinox 2000.0). Which is about 7.9″ east and 154.4″ south of the center of the M81. Nothing is visible at this position on archival images taken on Feb. 22.60056, 2022 UT (limiting mag 21.0 CV). Images can be found at: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/xm66mz.html

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