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Nova Centauri 2013

V1369 Cen = Nova Centauri 2013 = PNV J13544700-5909080

Discoverer: John Seach

Discovery date: 2013 December 2.692 UT

Position: R.A. 13 54 45.35   Dec. -59 09 04.2 (2000.0)

Maximum magnitude: 3.3 naked-eye

Notes: Bright naked-eye nova. Gamma-ray emitter. 16th brightest nova in the Milky Way.
Nova Centauri 2013 was the first nova observed to create Lithium. This solved the Lithium problem in Cosmology.

References:
Transient Object Confirmation Page
IAUC 9265, 9266, 9268
CBET 3732
AAVSO Alert Notice 492
Astronomers Telegram 5621, 5628, 5649, 5966, 6058
Variable Star Index (VSX)