AT 2017ixr
RA/DEC (2000)
00:44:01.52 +41:30:18.40
11.006333 +41.505111
Type
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Redshift
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Discovery Date
2017-12-15 17:45:58
TNS AT
Y
Public
Y
Host Name
M31
Discovery Mag
19
Filter
Clear-
Discoverer/s
George Carey
Spectra
No Data
Light Curves
FilterTel / InstObs-date rangePhotometry
Clear-Other_Other2017-10-02 20:02:52 - 2017-12-15 17:45:582
Photometry
IDObs-dateMag. / FluxErrLim. Mag./FluxUnitsFilterTel / InstExp-timeObserver/sRemarks
231962017-12-15 17:45:58190.519.8ABMagClear-Other_Other600G Carey
231952017-10-02 20:02:5219.6ABMagClear-Other_Other600G Carey[Last non detection]
AT Reportings
IDTime received (UT)SenderReporter/s (Discoverer/s)GroupRADECDiscovery date (UT)Discovery Mag.FilterRelated filesAT TypeInternal nameAssoc. GroupsEnd prop. periodRemarks
153462017-12-16 16:34:23George CareyGeorge Carey00:44:01.52+41:30:18.402017-12-15 17:45:5819Clear-PNVThis object was first seen on 2017-10-29. Very faint at first but appears to be growing brighter. Imaged with 20cm reflector and QSI ccd camera. Previous M31 novae checked, minor planets checked, search of Cepheid variables done, all show no objects.
Related files
FileFile TypeCommentsLast Modified (UT)Modified By
tns_2017ixr_atrep_15346.jpgGraphics2017-12-16 18:57:38George Carey
Classification Reportings
No Data

Comments

Atel#11162 confirms the object as a classical nova eruption and a member of the Fe II spectroscopic class.
http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=11162

On an image taken 2017 12 27.72662 the object is now clearly visible. Magnitude estimate with Astrometrica is R=17.1. Image is attached
Latest coordinate determination from 2 images
2017 12 27.72662 00 44 01.48 +41 30 18.6
2017 12 27.73470 00 44 01.48 +41 30 18.4