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Special Notice #298: Second set of HST COS CV targets announced

October 6, 2012:  Following on AAVSO Alert Notice 471 (Gaensicke, Patterson, and Henden, www.aavso.org/aavso-alert-notice-471), the second set of targets the HST COS (Cosmic Origins Spectrograph) will be observing has been announced.
 

Primary Name in VSX RA (2000.0) DEC (2000.0) Type Vmin Vmax
AX For 02 19 28.00 -30 45 45.6 SU 18.5 12.2
1RXS J023238.8-371812 02 32 37.96 -37 17 54.9 WZ 18.8 11
SDSS J001153.08-064739.1 00 11 53.08 -06 47 39.2 DN 17.8 15
HS 2214+2845 22 16 31.19 +29 00 19.7 DN 16.8 12.5
CC Scl 23 15 31.86 -30 48 47.6 SU 17 13.4



Please begin monitoring these cataclysmic variables nightly in preparation for more intensive coverage when the HST observation dates are announced. Instructions are given in Alert Notice 471.

Charts for these targets may be created using VSP (www.aavso.org/vsp).

Please report observations promptly to the AAVSO International Database using the names given in the table (the primary VSX names). If you see a target in outburst, please contact the AAVSO immediately and post a message to the Observations and Campaigns & Observations Reports forum (http://www.aavso.org/forum).

Your observations will be crucial to the success of this campaign. Many thanks!

This AAVSO Special Notice was compiled by Elizabeth O. Waagen.
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