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Nova in M31

ATel #330; Tzenev L. (IA, Sofia), Georgiev I.(IA, Sofia), Ovcharov E. (SU, Sofia), Stanev I. (SU, Sofia), Georgiev Ts. (IA, Sofia), Nedialkov P. (SU, Sofia)
on 11 Sep 2004; 13:41 UT
Credential Certification: Petko Nedialkov (japet@phys.uni-sofia.bg)

Subjects: Optical, Nova


We report the discovery of an apparent nova located at R.A. = 0h42m42s.77, Decl. = +41o15'44".4 (equinox 2000.0), which is 17".4 west and 44".0 south of the center of M31. Available B magnitude and B-V colour from CCD images taken with the 2m NAO Rozhen telescope, Bulgaria: Aug. 22.040 UT, 17.956+/-0.030; 0.122+/-0.065.