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MASTER: possible Nova in M31

ATel #7121; V. Shumkov, V. Lipunov, E. Gorbovskoy, P. Balanutsa, V. Kornilov, A. Kuznetsov, N. Tiurina , V. Chazov, D. Denisenko (Lomonosov Moscow State University, SAI), O. Gress, K. Ivanov, N. Budnev, S. Yazev, V. Poleshchuk, E. Konstantinov, O. Chuvalaev (Irkutsk State University), A. Tlatov, D. Dormidontov, V. Senik, A. Parkhomenko, (Kislovodsk solar station of the Pulkovo observatory RAS), V. Krushinsky, I. Zalozhnih, A. Popov, A. Bourdanov (Ural Federal University), V. Yurkov, Y. Sergienko, A. Gabovich (Blagoveshchensk Educational University), D. Buckley, S. Potter, A. Kniazev, M. Kotze (South African Observatory), S. Shurpakov (MASTER team members)
on 22 Feb 2015; 06:59 UT
Distributed as an Instant Email Notice Novae
Credential Certification: Nataly Tyurina (tiurina@sai.msu.ru)

Subjects: Optical, Nova, Transient

MASTER OT J004314.75+413121.0 - possible Nove in Andromeda

MASTER-Kislovodsk auto-detection system discovered OT source at (RA, Dec) = 00h 43m 14.75s +41d 31m 21.0s on 2015-02-21.66686 UT.The possible Nova unfiltered magnitude is 16.6m (the limit is 19.2m).

The OT is seen in 4 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.

The discovery and reference images are available at: http://master.sai.msu.ru/static/OT/MASTERJ004314.75+413121.0.jpg

Spectral observations are required.

List of Optical Transients discovered by MASTER

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