[vsnet-alert 9418] V919 Sgr very bright outburst

Taichi Kato tkato at kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Thu Jul 19 13:51:20 JST 2007

   According to Yutaka Maeda-san, the current outburst of
V919 Sgr looks like to be a historically bright one.
The object was observed at mv=10.6 on July 18 (details will
be given later).  This brightness is comparable to the
1991 historical outburst (cf. IAUC 5393 and references

The VSOLJ light curve below illustrates the 1991 outburst and
preoutburst behavior:

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