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Nova Centauri 2012 No. 2

Nova Centauri 2012 No. 2 = TCP J14250600-5845360

Discoverer: John Seach

Discovery date: 2012 April 04.765 UT

Position: R.A. 14 25 04.45   Dec. -58 45 34.3 (2000.0)

Maximum magnitude: 9.5 Visual

Notes: Confirmed as a nova, but inexplicably forgotten to be given a permanent designation by GCVS. Second of 2 close nova discoveries in Centaurus by John Seach. 9833 observations in Variable Star Index (VSX). Fe II nova spectrum identified by T. Bohlsen, Armidale, NSW, Australia.

References:

Transient Object Confirmation Page
AAVSO Special Notice 274
Variable Star Index (VSX)
Saito, R. K., Minniti, D., Angeloni, R., et al. 2013, A&A, 554, 123: A Near-Infrared Catalogue of the Galactic Novae in the VVV Survey Area