[vsnet-alert 15974] Re: Next HST observations: HS2214+2845 (V513 Peg) & OT J213806.6+261957
bas at lowell.edu
Sun Jul 14 02:37:08 JST 2013
Arto is correct --- I goofed (for reasons not obvious
to me) in making the cv the moving southeastern star of
the pair. A look at the GALEX images, for instance,
makes it obvious which star has the strong uv flux.
So indeed the cv is the northwestern star.
My apologies for any confusion this may have caused!
On Sat, 2013-07-13 at 10:29 +0300, Arto Oksanen wrote:
> Hi Brian,
> The SE star? Are you sure? I have been measuring the NW star with 5 arc
> sec radius aperture. The NW star outbursted, not the SE star of the close
> This is the correct identification:
> 2013/7/12 Brian Skiff <bas at lowell.edu>
> > For what it's worth, comparison of POSS-I plate-scans
> > with recent images clearly show that the cv has modest
> > proper motion, and is presently the southeastern of the
> > optical pair. The SDSS DR9 astrometry indicates a
> > separation of 2".5 at epoch 2009.8, which is increasing.
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