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V5588 Sagittarii

A new magnitude 11.7 nova V5588 Sagittarii was discovered by K. Nishiyama, Kurume, and F. Kabashima, Miyaki, (Japan) on the 27th March 2011.
The discovery was made with a SBIG STL6303E camera on a 105-mm f/4 lens.

V5588 Sagittarii = NOVA Sagittarii 2011 No.2

Position(2000): RA = 18 10 21.35, Dec = -23 05' 30.6"

We began to perform the optical and near-infrared photometric observations of V5588 Sgr (=Nova Sgr 2011 NO.2) since Mar. 28. This object was discovered at 11.7 mag in CCD photometry on Mar. 27.8 by NIshiyama and Kabashima.
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