POSSIBLE NOVA IN M31 – XM45MZ

Mi Zhang and Xing Gao, report the discovery of a possible nova (mag approximately 16.7) on several 120-s survey image (limiting mag about 19.0) taken by Xing Gao at Xingming Observatory #2 (N89) around Nov. 20.54388 UTC using a unfiltered CCD ( 0.5-m f/4 reflector ). The transient approximately located at R.A.=00h40m19.74s +40d49’36”.0 (equinox 2000.0). Which is about 1630.1″ west and 1592.5″ south of the center of the NGC224(M31). Nothing is visible at this position on archival images taken on Nov. 19.60288 (limiting mag 18.0) . Images can be found at: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/xm45mz.html

NET UCAC-4
XM45MZ C2020 11 20.54388 00 40 19.74 +40 49 36.0 16.7 V N89
NET Gaia DR2
XM45MZ C2020 11 20.57639 00 40 19.74 +40 49 36.0 16.6 G N88

Discovery image taken by N89 on Nov. 20.54388 UTC,2020 Archival image taken by N89 on Nov. 19.60288 UTC,2020
Confirm image taken by N88 on Nov. 20.57639 UT,2020 PS Image

 

XOSS reported TOCP at 2020-11-20 14:04 UT

ASAS-SN reported TNS at 2020-11-20 14:08 UT
XOSS reported TNS at 2020-11-20 14:34 UT

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