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Possible Nova in M31 discovered by MASTER

ATel #6509; V. Vladimirov, S. Shumkov, V. Lipunov, D. Denisenko, P. Balanutsa, N. Tiurina, E. Gorbovskoy, V. Kornilov, V. Chazov, A. Kuznetsov, V. Vladimirov, V. Yecheistov (Lomonosov Moscow State University, SAI), V. Sokolov, A. Mosckvitin (Special Astrophysical Observatory), A. Parkhomenko, A. Tlatov, D. Dormidontov, V. Senik (Kislovodsk Solar Station of Pulkovo Observatory), K. Ivanov, S. Yazev, N. Budnev, E. Konstantinov, O. Chuvalaev, V. Poleshchuk, O. Gress (Irkutsk State University), V. Yurkov, Y. Sergienko, D. Varda, E. Sinyakov, A. Gabovich (Blagoveshchensk Educational University), V. Krushinsky, I. Zalozhnih, A. Popov, A. Bourdanov (Ural Federal University), P. Podvorotny, V. Shumkov, S. Shurpakov (MASTER team members), H. Levato, C. Saffe (ICATE), C. Mallamaci, C. Lopez, F. Podest (OAFA)
on 28 Sep 2014; 08:31 UT
Credential Certification: Vladimir Lipunov (lipunov2007@gmail.com)

Subjects: Optical, Nova, Transient

MASTER OT J004350.08+411404.6 - PN in M31

MASTER-Kislovodsk auto-detection system discovered OT source at (RA, Dec) = 00h 43m 50.08s +41d 14m 04.6s on 2014-09-27.06818 UT. The OT unfiltered magnitude is 17.8m (limit 18.8m). The OT is seen in 3 images. There is no minor planet at this place.

We have reference image without OT on 2011-12-16.67293 UT with unfiltered magnitude limit 21.2m.

Spectral observations are required.

The discovery and reference images are available at: "http://master.sai.msu.ru/static/OT/004350.08411404.6.png

This detection is part of the joint MASTER-6-m Telescope OTs investigation.

List of Optical Transients discovered by MASTER

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