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Special Notice #65: Support for HST Observations of PQ Andromedae

September 10, 2007: We have been informed by Dr. Paula Szkody that science observations of PQ Andromedae with the Hubble Space Telescope have been scheduled for this coming Wednesday, September 12, 2007 and Thursday, September 13, 2007 (UT). Dr. Szkody requests intensive coverage of this object through the night of September 11/12, 2007 (Tuesday/Wednesday UT) which is when the final decision will be made on whether PQ Andromedae is in quiescence and is deemed safe to observe.

Alert Notice 356: Request to monitor PQ Andromedae for HST Observations

August 24, 2007: Dr. Paula Szkody (University of Washington) has requested our help in monitoring the nova PQ Andromedae for upcoming Hubble Space Telescope observations. The HST observations are scheduled to be made during the week of 2007 September 10-16 UT. Dr. Szkody requests monitoring of this object during the two weeks prior to the observing window, and intensive monitoring during the 24-48 hour period during which observations will be made.

PQ Andromedae (0223+39) is at R.A. 02:29:29.61 , Dec +40:02:40.0