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Possible Bright Supernova in UGC 766 discovered by MASTER

ATel #6670; P. Balanutsa, D. Denisenko, V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, N. Tiurina, V. Kornilov, N. Shatskiy, V. Chazov, A. Kuznetsov, V. Vladimirov, E. Popova (Lomonosov Moscow State University, SAI), A. Tlatov, D. Dormidontov, V. Senik, A. Parkhomenko (Kislovodsk Solar Station of Pulkovo Observatory), V. Krushinsky, I. Zalozhnih, A. Popov, A. Bourdanov (Ural Federal University), K. Ivanov, S. Yazev, N. Budnev, E. Konstantinov, O. Chuvalaev, V. Poleshchuk, O. Gress (Irkutsk State University), V. Yurkov, A. Gabovich, Y. Sergienko, E. Sinyakov (Blagoveshchensk Educational University), V. Shumkov, S. Shurpakov (MASTER team members)
on 5 Nov 2014; 21:15 UT
Credential Certification: Nataly Tyurina (tiurina@sai.msu.ru)

Subjects: Optical, Supernovae, Transient

MASTER OT J011330.63+493634.9 - PSN in UGC 766

MASTER-Kislovodsk auto-detection system discovered OT source at (RA, Dec) = 01h 13m 30.63s +49d 36m 34.9s on 2014-11-05.82522 UT. The OT unfiltered magnitude is 15.8m (limit 18.5m). The OT is seen in 3 images. There is no minor planet at this place. We have reference image without OT on 2009-10-21.65150 UT with magnitude limit in R filter 19.5m.

The OT is located 0.3" west and 15.6" north of the nucleus of galaxy UGC 766 (z=0.0185). Spectral confirmation is required. The discovery and reference images are available at: http://master.sai.msu.ru/static/OT/011330.63493634.9.png

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