(IAAC) Fwd: New Nova in Sagittarius, about mag 8.5

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FYI, I think the poster meant "place 'N SGR 04' in the
'Name' field, then hit the 'Submit Query' button for
charts and a light curve graph." Here's a sample:


Clear skies!
Lew Gramer

>    Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 15:19:05 -0700 (MST)
>    From: B...
> Subject: Nova in Sagittarius
>      A new nova has been found in Sagittarius by Hideo Nishimura and
> later by Bill Liller.  Position is:  18 19 32  -28 36.6 (J2000),
> and it has been reported at magnitude 8.5 or so as recently
> as March 17.8 UT.
>      Perhaps a nice add-on target for Messier Marathoning this week?
> ______________________________________________________________
>    Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2004 15:28:39 -0700 (MST)
>    From: B...
> Subject: Re: Nova in Sagittarius
>      In case you actually want to observe this, the AAVSO---which
> is much more on the ball these days than hitherto---has posted a
> chart with a magnitude sequence.  Go here:
> http://www.aavso.org/observing/charts
> ...and key-in:  N SGR 04   in the top-right window.  This will
> give links jpeg and PostScript files.

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