[vsnet-alert 13489] A new variable star in the field of OT J170609.7+143452
gianluca at bellatrixobservatory.org
Mon Jul 4 08:58:05 JST 2011
the star located at the following position (J2000.0):
17 06 06.42 +14 33 34.8
right now its brightness is around mag 15.0.
is clearly variable. The VSX AAVSO database shows nothing at that position.
Gianluca Masi ha scritto:
> Dear Colleagues,
> last night, I did 2.5 hours of time resolved photometry on this star,
> remotely using the 14" unit part of the Virtual Telescope Project.
> The star was clearly showing superhumps, so - as I mentioned earlier -
> this is a new SU UMa star.
> Superhumps have a full amplitude of 0.1 mags.
> A search for Psh, using all the available data, provided a candidate of
> 1.48 hours.
> Data will be sent to Kyoto for analysis.
> Gianluca Masi
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