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ASASSN-17oz: unusual transient (14 mag) in Auriga

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ASASSN-17oz: unusual transient (14 mag) in Auriga

ASASSN-17oz (CV:)
https://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=549743

ASASSN-17oz
RA 6:7:54.99, DEC 45:12:17.9
Discovery (UT) 2017-11-8.56, V/g= 15.21 mag
"unusual stellar outburst, steady increase in brightness by more than 2 mags, matches to g=16.2 star, V=16.4 on 2017-10-19.5, V=14.9 on 2017-11-08.56, V=14.3 on 2017-11-14.52, see Sky Patrol for the full light curve"
http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~assassin/transients.html

"ASASSN-17oz: Discovery of an Unusual, Ongoing Stellar Outburst" (ATel #10991):
http://www.astronomerstelegram.org/?read=10991

ASAS-SN photometry:
http://www.astronomy.ohio-state.edu/~assassin/followup/asassn17oz_lc.png

Time-resolved photometry and spectroscopy arestrongly recommended.

Clear skies,
Patrick

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