[vsnet-alert 9419] Re: V919 Sgr very bright outburst

Taichi Kato tkato at kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Thu Jul 19 15:18:51 JST 2007

> This brightness is comparable to the
> 1991 historical outburst (cf. IAUC 5393 and references
> therein).

> The VSOLJ light curve below illustrates the 1991 outburst and
> preoutburst behavior:
> http://vsnet.kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp/vsnet/VSOLJ1990/index/SGRV919.html

   These observations are clearly the best evidence that the 1991
outburst actually occurred.

  cf. Henden and Munari, A&AS 143, 343 (2000)

> The announcement of an outburst was made in 1991, but it is not yet
> proven it actually occurred (see Ivison et al. 1993).

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