Henze, M.; Burwitz, V.; Pietsch, W.; Rodriguez, J.; Haswell, C. A.; Holmes, S.; Kolb, U. and Lucas, R. (2010). Confirmation of a nova candidate in M 31 in optical and Swift UVOT observations. The Astronomer's Telegram (2727).
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We confirm a recent nova candidate in M 31 reported to us by K. Hornoch. The object is visible on two 5x120s stacked unfiltered CCD images obtained with the 0.35-m f/11 OU/OAM PIRATE Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope (+ SBIG STL-1001E CCD camera) at Costitx, Mallorca, Spain on 2010 July 08.02 and 08.07 UT, respectively, with a corresponding R magnitude of 18.4. The position for the nova candidate is RA = 00h43m20.11s, Dec = +41d21'23.7" (J2000, accuracy of 0.3"), which is 403" east and 314" north of the core of M 31.
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|Keywords:||optical; ultra-violet; novae|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)|
|Depositing User:||Astrid Peterkin|
|Date Deposited:||26 Jan 2011 13:33|
|Last Modified:||04 Oct 2016 10:55|
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