[vsnet-alert 10478] Possible Nova And 2008 is UGWZ type CV

Korotkiy Stas planet171 at yandex.ru
Tue Sep 2 09:26:24 JST 2008

Photometry of the object obtained by T. Kryachko, S. Korotkiy, D. Denisenko and B. Satovskiy with 8.0-cm f/7.5 ED-refractor (+ SBIG ST-2000XM) at KSU's Astrotel Observatory (Karachay-Cherkessia, Russia) during JD 2454711.343 - 2454711.434 clearly shows a humped light curve with an amplitude of 0.13m and a period of 0.055(1)d which is typical for cataclysmic variables of UGWZ type.

The light curve is available at http://www.astroalert.su/files/novaandlightcurve.png (relative mag).

More info and foto at: http://www.astroalert.su/2008/09/01/nova-and/

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