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Bright OT detected by MASTER

ATel #4697; D. Denisenko, V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, P. Balanutsa, V. Yecheistov, N. Tiurina, V. Kornilov, A. Belinski, N. Shatskiy, V. Chazov, A. Kuznetsov, D. Zimnukhov (Moscow State University, SAI), V. Krushinsky, I. Zalozhnih, A. Popov, A. Bourdanov, A. Punanova (Ural Federal University), K. Ivanov, S. Yazev, N. Budnev, E. Konstantinov, O. Chuvalaev, V. Poleshchuk, O. Gress (Irkutsk State University), A. Parkhomenko, A. Tlatov, D. Dormidontov, V. Senik (Kislovodsk solar station of the Pulkovo observatory RAS), V. Yurkov, Y. Sergienko, D. Varda, E. Sinyakov (Blagoveshchensk Educational University), V. Shumkov, S. Shurpakov, P. Podvorotny (MASTER team members), H. Levato, C. Saffe (ICATE), C. Mallamaci, C. Lopez and F. Podest (Observatorio Astronomico Felix Aguilar; OAFA)
on 3 Jan 2013; 09:50 UT
Credential Certification: Vladimir Lipunov (lipunov2007@gmail.com)

Subjects: Optical, Cataclysmic Variable, Supernovae

MASTER OT J043254.33+205641.8 - PLSN or CV

MASTER-Amur auto-detection system discovered OT source at (RA, Dec) = 04h 32m 54.33s +20d 56m 41.8s on 2013-01-02.53763 UT. The OT unfiltered magnitude is 16.2m (limit 18.7m). The OT is seen in 2 images. There is no minor planet at this place. We have reference image without OT on 2011-02-04.50823 UT with unfiltered magnitude limit 19.3m.

There is SDSS J043254.50+205640.9 faint (rmag = 22.9) galaxy with 2.7 arcsec offset.

Spectral observations are required.

The discovery and reference images are available at: http://master.sai.msu.ru/static/OT/043254.33205641.8.png

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