[AZ-Observing] Nova in Sagittarius

  • From: Brian Skiff <Brian.Skiff@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: amastro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 15:19:05 -0700 (MST)

     A new nova has been found in Sagittarius by Hideo Nishimura and
later by Bill Liller.  Position is:  18 19 32  -28 36.6 (J2000),
and it has been reported at magnitude 8.5 or so as recently as              
March 17.8 UT.
     Perhaps a nice add-on target for Messier Marathoning this week?

\Brian
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