Fri, 07/16/2021 - 17:38
TCP J20210770+2914093 (N:)
Gaia EDR3 position: 20 21 07.70 +29 14 09.1 (J2000.0)
Discovered by Koichi Itagaki, for details see http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/unconf/followups/J20210770+2914093.html
A CCD image by Seiichiro Kiyota is available at is available at http://meineko.sakura.ne.jp/ccd/TCP_J20210770+2914093.jpg
Spectroscopy and multiband photometry (V, B, ...) are required.
A new sequence has been generated and uploaded to support observations.
It's getting brighter.
My follow-up observations remotely using 0.355-m f/6.2 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope of Abbey Ridge Observatory (Canada):
2021 07 24.20152 12.101 V +/- 0.007
2021 07 24.20234 12.728 B +/- 0.025
2021 07 24.20318 11.443 R +/- 0.004
2021 07 24.20401 10.842 I +/- 0.006
I confirm, it is brightening....
July 26.1099 2021 10.529, Ic +/-0.006
Rich Schmidt (SREB)
AAVSO Alert Notice 749 reports on N Vul 2021 (= TCP J20210770+2914093), which was discovered at unfiltered CCD magnitude 12.0 and began fading, but which has been brightening recently and is continuing to do so. Please see the notice for details, including a light curve from the AAVSO International Database, and observing instructions.
There are threads for this object under the following forums:
- Time Sensitive Alerts: https://www.aavso.org/tcp-j202107702914093-possible-nova-mag-12-vulpecula
- Novae: https://www.aavso.org/tcp-j202107702914093-possible-nova-mag-12-vulpecula-0
Please subscribe to these threads if you are observing this nova so you can be updated as to its behavior and any observing campaigns on it. Join in the discussion or ask questions there!
Many thanks, and Good observing,
Elizabeth O. Waagen, AAVSO HQ