[vsnet-alert 8876] Re: Outburst of SDSS J080434.20+510349.2

Jeremy Shears bunburyobservatory at hotmail.com
Mon Mar 6 05:22:51 JST 2006

Indeed this star is in outburst:

2006 March 5.833  13.13C

Time series in progress.

Best regards,
Jeremy Shears
Cheshire, UK

>From: NOGAMI Daisaku <nogami at kwasan.kyoto-u.ac.jp>
>To: vsnet-alert at ooruri.kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp
>Subject: [vsnet-alert 8874] Outburst of SDSS J080434.20+510349.2
>Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2006 02:36:47 +0900
>Dear colleagues,
>E. Pavlenko reported that she found an outburst of
>SDSS J080434.20+510349.2 around 19 o'clock (UT) on
>2006 March 4.  This is the first recorded outburst
>of this object!  SDSS J0804 was around 14 mag at
>her detection, which was about 4.5-mag brighter
>than in her previous quiescence image obtained on
>2006 January 8.
>This object was discovered in the SDSS mission
>(Szkody et al., 2006, AJ, 131, 973), and the orbital
>period was measured to be 1.42 h.  SDSS J0804 is
>thus a strong candidate of the SU UMa-type dwarf nova,
>or even a WZ Sge-type candidate!  Follow-up
>observations are highly urged!
>Best regards,
>Daisaku Nogami
>VSNET Collaboration Team

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