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THE OUTBURST IN A NOVA CANDIDATE – XMK001

Guoyou Sun (Xingming Obs), Quanzhi Ye (UMd), Xing Gao(XAO), Mi Zhang (Xingming Obs), and the KATS team report the discovery of a possible nova (V=13.6+-0.2). The source appears to correspond to object PS1 176700848943505888 (g=21.9) in the Pan-STARRS DR1 catalog. Discovery was made on four 60-s survey images (limiting mag about 17.3) taken by Xing Gao around 2021 Aug. 27.87 UT in the course of the KATS survey of Xinjiang Astronomical Observatory. Images can be found at: http://xjltp.china-vo.org/KATS21Q001.html

KATS21Q001 C2021 08 27.87299 05 39 34.69 +57 15 15.9 13.57 C N86

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