M31N 2008-12a

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Paul Leyland

Just a reminder: M31N 2008-12a is due to go off any day now.  This recurrent nova goes into outburst at roughly 11-monthly intervals and reaches mag 18 or so at maximum. It is visible for only a few days each time and nightly monitoring of the field is recommended.

https://arxiv.org/pdf/1607.08082.pdf contains a finder chart and magnitudes in a number of photometric bands for a number of comparisons.