Nova Sco 1998

(CCD image by Gordon Garradd)

(vsnet-alert 2293)

Nova Sco 1998

IAUC No. 7034 tells the discovery of a bright (apparent) nova in Sco by W. Liller.

   17h 55m 24s.99  (J2000.0, measured by G. Garradd)
   -31o 01' 41".5


  1998 Oct. 17         <11.5 (W. Liller, TP+orange filter)
            21.02-21.04  6.9 (W. Liller, TP+orange filter)
            22.409       7.4C (G. Garradd, CCD unfiltered)
            22.43        8.4mv (A. Jones, visual)

Congratulations to W. Liller! Observations of this bright nova are extremely encouraged.

Taichi Kato


Masao Funada's finding chart

GSC-based wide-field charts:

VSNET light curve (requires Java)

Light curve

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