And TAEC 138

#582530
Nick James
Participant

THE ASTRONOMER Electronic Circular No 138 1988 Mar 26 14.32UT.
Telecom Gold 72:MAG60138
Ed:Guy M Hurst, 16, Westminster Close, Kempshott Rise, Basingstoke,
Hants, RG22 4PP, England. Telephone:(0256)471074.Int:+44256471074
Telex:265871(MONREF G) Quote”72:MAG60138 ATT G.HURST”in FIRST line.
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TAV0226+39 = VAR OBJ IN AND
M.Mobberley and G.Hurst report confirmation of the new object
announced on E137. Available magnitude estimates (some re-reduced):
1988 Feb 12.802UT,(11.5pv M.Mobberley 85mmFL f2 Tri-X
Mar 15.835UT,( 9.0pv N.James 55mmFL
1988 Mar 21.900UT, 10.0pv D.McAdam 305mmFL f4 K2415
21.913UT, 10.0pv D.McAdam 305mmFL f4 K2415
25.844UT, 10.8pv M.Mobberley 0.36-m f5 refl. Tri-X
25.844UT, 10.6v G.Hurst 0.44-m refl.
N.James, Chelmsford, reports the object is not present on patrol
photos with the following limiting magnitudes:
1986 Dec 6, 10; 1987 Feb 20, 10; Oct 17, 11; Nov 14, 11;
1988 Jan 20, 11; Feb 12, 11.
G.Hurst reports a revised position from analysis of the discovery
photos:
RA 02h26.3m DEC +39 50′(1950)
There is no candidate on Atlas Stellarum to an approx limiting
magnitude of 13.8B. (1969 Aug 9).
Preliminary sequence:
Comp RA(1950) DEC(1950) mv Source
A 02 27.6 +39 57 6.8 CSI
B 02 26.3 +39 47 8.7 M34 Transfer
C 02 25.7 +39 39 9.3 do.
D 02 25.9 +39 39 10.2 do.
E 02 25.6 +39 43 10.6 do.
F 02 26.2 +39 47 10.8 do.
G 02 26.3 +39 49 11.2 do.
The discovery has been communicated to the Central Bureau by telex
and as yet, no independent results have been announced.
Guy M Hurst