[vsnet-alert 16965] Re: Is LMC V1341 in eruption?

hambsch at telenet.be hambsch at telenet.be
Tue Mar 4 01:03:59 JST 2014


I can observe it in snapshot mode.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sebastian Otero" <varsao at hotmail.com>
To: "vsnet-alert" <vsnet-alert at ooruri.kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp>
Sent: Monday, March 3, 2014 4:49:03 PM
Subject: [vsnet-alert 16964] Re: Is LMC V1341 in eruption?

This recurrent nova is very fast.
An outburst was detected by ASAS-3 in October 11, 2002 at V= 11.15, fading 
to 14.2 four days later.
If it is a positive observation, let's hope it is on the ascending branch of 
the nova!


Sebastian Otero
VSX Team
American Association of Variable Star Observers

Original Message ----- 
From: "StephenHovell" <srh at xtra.co.nz>
To: "Rob Kaufman" <rob.kau at gmail.com>
Cc: "vsnet-alert" <vsnet-alert at ooruri.kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp>
Sent: Monday, March 03, 2014 9:32 AM
Subject: [vsnet-alert 16963] Re: Is LMC V1341 in eruption?

> My last observation was on 25 Feb and I recorded it at <143.
> Stephen [HSP]
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On 4/03/2014, at 0:54, Rob Kaufman <rob.kau at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I imaged the field of this recurrent nova tonight and there seems to be a
>> faint star at the position, as far as I can tell given the scale.  Could
>> someone have a look?  Unfortunately it's not far above the noise level of
>> my image - however it is faintly visible in each of the subs I took (7 x 
>> 30
>> sec).  MPChecker revealed nothing near the position. Here is the link:
>> http://i727.photobucket.com/albums/ww271/Rob_Kau/V1341LMC03Mar2014textb.jpg
>> In the green channel it would be around mag 14.5 (~V).  There was nothing
>> visible there last night in an image to the same depth.
>> Thanks - hope it's not a false alarm.
>> Rob Kaufman
>> Bright, Vic, Australia

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