[vsnet-alert 24216] Re: Swift J0623.9-0939 outburst

Taichi Kato tkato at kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Fri Apr 24 11:56:28 JST 2020

Re: Swift J0623.9-0939 outburst

> This long-period object in Monoceros has brightened by ~1.5m in the course
> of a month.

> Quiescent absolute magnitude from Gaia: M_abs=+2.7 (distance modulus
> m-M=11.2).

   At this orbital period, a system with a relatively high
mass-transfer rate can undergo dwarf nova outbursts
(as in GK Per).

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