POSSIBLE NOVA IN M33 – XMX1WG

POSSIBLE NOVA IN M33

Wei Gao(Nongan,Jilin,China) and Xing Gao (Urumqi,Xinjiang,China), report the discovery of a possible nova (mag approximately 17.5) on two 90-s survey images (limiting mag about 19.9)taken by Xing Gao in Xingming ObservationSky Survey(C42) around Dec .03.5573 UT. using an unfiltered CCD
( + 0.5-m f/4 reflector + CCD ). The new object approximately located at R.A. =01h34m01.57s Decl.=+30°42’39”.8(equinox 2000.0).Which is about 137.7″ east and 182.8″ north of the center of the NGC598(M33).
Nothing is visible at this position on archival images taken on Dec. 01 (limiting mag 19.9) .
NET UCAC-4
XMX1WG C2016 12 03.55306 01 34 01.57 +30 42 40.6 17.2 V C42
XMX1WG C2016 12 03.55727 01 34 01.57 +30 42 39.9 17.5 V C42

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Discovery image taken by C42 on Dec.03.55306 UT,2016 & Dec.03.55737 UT,2016

DSS IMAGE

Archival images taken by C42 on Dec.01.57904 UT,2016

 

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