A NEW STAR IS BORN
IN THE CONSTELLATION OF THE UNICORN
FLAMEN Antonyus Subia has just announced:
In celebration of the Lion Hunt,the cosmos displays a new star in the constellation of the Unicorn.
August 21, 2012
NOTE: AAVSO Alert Notice 467 was issued on August 17, 2012, and was posted on the AAVSO website and FACEBOOK page. Due to technical difficulties with the email distribution utility, this
email version is being distributed August 21, 2102.
Discovered by: Shigehisa Fujikawa (Kanonji City, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan, reported by Mitsuru Soma, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)
Discovery Magnitude: magnitude 9.4 C using a 105mm camera lens+CCD
Discovery date: 2012 Aug. 09.8048 UT
Coordinates: 06 39 38.74 +05 53 52.0 (2000.0)