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THE DISCOVERY OF A VARIABLE STAR CANDIDATE – XM96HT

Hanjie Tan (AUUK), Mi Zhang, Guoyou Sun, Jiangao Ruan, Jingyuan Zhao (Xingming Obs), Quanzhi Ye (UMd), Xing Gao (Xingming Obs), report the discovery of a variable star candidate at 14.39 Gmag on several 60-s survey images (limit mag about 18.5) taken by Xing Gao at Xingming Observatory “#”3 (N88) around 2022 Jan.09.60367 UTC using unfiltered CCD and PAT telescope (0.3-m f/3.6 reflector). The transient is approximately located at RA= 22h15m07.66s, DEC = +65d02m47.1s (equinox 2000.0). The source appears to correspond to object Gaia EDR3 2206578347844575872 (G=14.31) in the Gaia EDR3. Discovery images can be found at: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/xm96ht.html