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Alert Notice 695: HST to observe V694 Mon (MWC 560)

Note: Note: The Chandra observations took place, and Dr. Karovaska requests continued monitoring of V694 Mon (MWC 560) until further notice.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 17 April 2020

Alert Notice 694: Spectroscopy of gamma Cas requested

Note: Principal Investigator Ernst Pollmann particularly requests higher-resolution (at least 1000) spectra of gam Cas.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 21 May 2020

January 31, 2020

AAVSO Forum threads (scroll to the bottom of a thread for latest posts):
- Campaigns and Observation Reports: https://www.aavso.org/gam-cas-campaign
- Spectroscopy: https://www.aavso.org/gam-cas-campaign-01

Alert Notice 693: V582 Mon monitoring requested

January 24, 2020

AAVSO Forum threads (scroll to the bottom of a thread for latest posts):
  -   Campaigns and Observing Reports: https://www.aavso.org/v582-mon-campaign-2020
  -   Young Stellar Objects: https://www.aavso.org/v582-mon-campaign-2020-01

Alert Notice 692: V694 Mon (MWC 560) to be observed with Chandra

Note: Note: Observations of V694 Mon are scheduled for 11 March 2020 with HST, and for 22 March 2020 with XMM. Please continue to observe as indicated in Alert Notice 695 but with the high-intensity coverage taking place March 9 through March 14 and March 19 through March 25.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 6 March 2020

Alert Notice 691: Request for immediate photometric monitoring of the fading star ASASSN-V J060000.76-310027.83

Note: As of 2020 March 2, Dr. Kenworthy asks that the campaign continue. He writes that "...the ring eclipse seems to have finished, but the star's overall brightness is slowly dropping. I don't think the story is over...the star is now 0.3 magnitudes fainter than its out of eclipse levels - still something interesting going on!" Please continue observations as described below until further notice.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 2 March 2020

Alert Notice 689: R Aqr monitoring needed in support of HST and Chandra observations

Note:  Continued observations in all bands (particularly B and V) and spectroscopy are extremely important. Please continue nightly observations until further notice.  -  Elizabeth O. Waagen, 31 January 2020

Note: The exact schedules for the Chandra and HST observations of R Aqr (Alert Notice 689) are as follow:

Chandra (UT)  Note that this date is EARLIER than given in Alert Notice 689.
12 Jan 2020 00:13:21.409 - 12 Jan 2020 14:06:41

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