Possible Bright Nova In Musca
Taken by Ernesto Guido & Alfonso Noschese on January 15, 2018 @ remotely from Australia, Siding Spring
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Following the posting on the Central Bureaus Transient Object Confirmation Page about a possible Nova in Musca (TOCP Designation: PNV J11261220-6531086) we performed some follow-up of this object through a TEL 0.50-m f/6.8 reflector + CCD + focal reducer from MPC Code Q62 (iTelescope Observatory, Siding Spring).

On images taken on January 15.57, 2018 we can confirm the presence of an optical counterpart with R-filtered CCD magnitude ~6.3
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