Binocular Variable in Cassiopeia

A nova was discovered, in Cassiopeia, on the 18th of March, by Japanese amateur astronomer Yuji Nakamura, who reported it to Japan’s national observatory.
It has been confirmed as a nova on the basis of its spectrum. The nova is at RA 23h 24m 47.60s, Dec +61º 11′ 14.0″ (Epoch 2000.0)

This nova is currently visible in binoculars, at around the eighth magnitude.

Below is a finder chart, from the AAVSO, which will allow any interested members to make estimates.