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PSN J16541584-6153309

PSN J16541584-6153309   2013 06 17.12  *  16 54 15.84 -61 53 30.9  16.7 R   29W  27S  E138-G006 9 0

2013 06 17.12

A. Klotz (IRAP France) used the robotic TAROT telescope at la Silla, Chile to discover PSN_J16541584-6153309. The new object is at coordinates R.A. = 16:54:15.84 Decl. = -61:53:30.9 J2000 and is detected on two individual R filtered images. The PSN is offseted by 27"S 29"W from the nucleus of ESO 138-G006 (=PGC 59234). Photometry 2013 June 17.12 R=16.7. The object is not detected in an archive image taken 2013 June 11.29 (Rlim=19.0). Additional informations http://cador.obs-hp.fr/sn_tarot/PSN_J16541584-6153309

2013 06 18.17

Additional images taken tomorrow the date of the discovery does not confirm the PSN but a faint object R=19.5 seems to remain at the place. The PSN candidate is rather a fast unidentified transient. http://cador.obs-hp.fr/sn_tarot/PSN_J16541584-6153309/

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