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MASTER-SAAO: bright PSN in PGC343067

ATel #9654; V. Shumkov, V. Lipunov (Lomonosov MSU), D. Buckley (SAAO), E. Gorbovskoy, N. Tiurina, P. Balanutsa, A. Kuznetsov, V. Kornilov, O. Gress, K. Ivanov, V. Vladimirov, D. Kuvshinov (Lomonosov Moscow State University, SAI), S. Potter
on 20 Oct 2016; 07:28 UT
Credential Certification: Nataly Tyurina (tiurina@sai.msu.ru)

Subjects: Supernovae, Transient

MASTER OT J033333.26-623314.7 discovery - bright PSN in 7.2"W,11.4"S of PGC343067

MASTER-SAAO auto-detection system ( Lipunov et al., "MASTER Global Robotic Net", Advances in Astronomy, 2010, 30L ) discovered OT source at (RA, Dec) = 03h 33m 33.26s -62d 33m 14.7s on 2016-10-19.96568 UT.
The OT unfiltered magnitude is 15.9m (mlim=18.8).
The OT is seen in 3 images. There is no minor planet at this place. We have reference image on 2015-11-04.95426 UT with unfiltered mlim=20.6m.
This PSN is in 7.2"W,11.4"S from the center of PGC343067
Spectral observations are required.
The discovery and reference images are http://master.sai.msu.ru/static/OT/033333.26-623314.7.png

List of Optical Transients discovered by MASTER

MASTER Global Robotic Net