Possible Supernova seen at Mag 18.48 C. Fading rapidly. Probably a CV.
Catalina Real-Time Transient Survey: 2014.12.28; Mag 16.2 (12/29)
Total exposure 60 min (6 x 10 min, clear filter; binned 2x2; scale 0.91 asec/px)
Photometry: Mag 18.48 +/- 0.49 C (V for ref; USNOA2)
Astrometry: RA 04 41 50.57 Dec -08 08 07.5
These data were collected remotely from New Mexico Skies, Mayhill, New Mexico, USA by Joseph Brimacombe, Coral Towers Observatory, Cairns, Australia, using a 51-cm RCOS telescope, STXL-6303 camera and PME II mount.
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