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PNV J17534896-3144405

PNV J17534896-3144405   2015 05 10.724 *  17 53 48.96 -31 44 40.5  11.2 U             Sco       9 0



2015 05 10.724

Discovered by Y. Sakurai, Ibaraki-ken, Japan, on two frames using 180-mm f/2.8 lens + a digital camera who writes nothing is visible at this location on two frames taken on 2015 May 5.729 UT using same instrument. Probable error of position is +/- 2". A discovery image at http://www.oaa.gr.jp/~oaacs/image/PNinSco20150510.jpg.




2015 05 10.724

Oops! This is 29P. The comet is now in outburst.




2015 05 11.3508

I took conformation images of this PNV with 0.50-m f/4.5 CDK astrograph + FLI-PL11002M CCD camera of iTlesscope.NET at Mayhill, NM, USA, remotely. But I could not detected any new bright object around location reported. It may be Comet 29P/Schwassmann-Wachmann.



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