[vsnet-alert 16888] Re: (cba:news) V745 Scorpii in outburst
bmonard at mweb.co.za
Fri Feb 7 06:06:38 JST 2014
I have made recent observations of V745 Sco in the I band. Preliminary values:
2014 Feb 1.1 13.98 CCD-I
2014 Feb 3.1 13.78 CCD-I
Note that these were typical Ic values for the previous season (range 13.5-14.2).
If in outburst, it must have started after 3.1 Feb 2014.
I'll surely follow this up tonight.
Berto Monard / CBA Kleinkaroo
----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Patterson" <jop at astro.columbia.edu>
To: <cba-news at cbastro.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2014 8:17 PM
Subject: (cba:news) V745 Scorpii in outburst
> Hi CBAers,
> Rod Stubbings just reported an outburst of the recurrent nova V745
> Scorpii, at V=9.0. The sky placement is mighty unfavorable (1752-33),
> but these opportunities are mighty rare (only known outbursts in 1937
> and 1989). Time-series photometry near the peak of a recurrent-nova
> outburst (probably now) is especially rare.
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