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Possible Supernova in M31

ATel #3691; E. Ovcharov (SU, Sofia), A. Valcheva (SU, Sofia), A. Kostov (IA, Sofia), Y. Nikolov (IA, Sofia), P. Nedialkov (SU, Sofia)
on 19 Oct 2011; 21:11 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice Supernovae
Credential Certification: Petko Nedialkov (japet@phys.uni-sofia.bg)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae

Referred to by ATel #: 3692

We report the discovery of a possible supernova in M31 or nova in our Galaxy. The object is located at RA(2000) = 00h44m55.27s, Dec(2000) = +41d30'58.5", which is 1476.4" east and 890" north of the center of M31. Available R-band magnitude from 3x20sec co-added CCD images taken with the 50/70cm Schmidt telescope at NAO Rozhen, Bulgaria: 2011 October 19.81805, 10.95+/-0.01.