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 Magnitudes: 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.
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