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Latest Astronomical News 

T. Coronae Borealis update

(End April update - though nothing much has happened, yet, speculation continues that we may witness a change in the coming months, so keep a close eye on Corona Borealis as it becomes easy to spot in the late evening sky....) has just issued a circular reporting a dip in the brightness of T Coronae Borealis, a recurrent nova. It is normally around mag. 10, so really needs a telescope to see it, but In previous outbusts, it has reached mag. 2 in May 1866 and mag. 3 in February 1946 (naked eye, even from Newbury!). We had a false alarm in 2016, but the Sky & Telescope article from then may give some useful context