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Alert Notice (un-numbered November 23, 1981): Special AAVSO Alert Notice on Dwarf Novae

November 23, 1981

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS
187 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Tel. 617-354-0484

SPECIAL AAVSO ALERT NOTICE ON DWARF NOVAE

 

Do continue your close monitoring of dwarf novae. Dr. Stiening from Stanford University and his colleagues will be observing these stars from Nov. 25th to Dec. 4th at Mt. Lemon, Arizona, and they have requested our help once again.

Special Notice #391: Targets Remaining in Northern Dwarf Novae Campaign

December 2, 2014: AAVSO Alert Notice 505 (http://www.aavso.org/aavso-alert-notice-505) announced the campaign on several northern dwarf novae by Deanne Coppejans and colleagues. This campaign, searching for radio jets in dwarf novae, has been moving very quickly! Thanks to your observations and timely notifications, three of the five sets of VLA observations available for the targets have been used on Z Cam, RX And, and YZ Cnc. The PI is extremely appreciative and thanks you all for your excellent work.

Alert Notice 148: Nova Scuti 1991 AND Request to monitor dwarf novae for IUE observing runs

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS
25 Birch Street, Cambridge, NIA 02138 USA
BITNET: aavso@cfa8 SPAN: nssdca::cfa8::aavso
Tel. 617-354-0484 FAX 617-354-0665

AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 148 (September 3,1991)

NOVA SCUTI 1991

Alert Notice 145: Request to monitor dwarf novae for IUE observing runs AND Request to monitor high-galactic latitude cataclysmic variables for IUE observing run

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF VARIABLE STAR OBSERVERS
25 Birch Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
BITNET: aavso@cfaS SPAN: nssdca::cfa8::aavso
Tel. 617-354-0484  FAX 617-354-0665

AAVSO ALERT NOTICE 145 (June 3, 1991)

REQUEST TO MONITOR DWARF NOVAE FOR IUE OBSERVING RUNS

AAVSO observers help solve a mystery about an important variable star

A group of astronomers led by Dr. James Miller-Jones of Curtin University and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research have published a revised distance to the famed variable star SS Cygni, solving a major mystery surrounding this star and its behavior.  Their work was made possible due to the dedication of dozens of observers worldwide who monitor SS Cygni and report their observations to the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO).

Special Notice #234: Outburst of FS Aurigae

February 14, 2011: Further to AAVSO Alert Notice 428 (2010 Nov 30), the dwarf nova FS Aurigae appears to be in outburst.  The current outburst was detected simultaneously by P. Lake (Wonga Park, Victoria, Australia) at m(vis)=14.5 on 2011 Feb 14.0969 (JD 2455606.5969), and confirmed shortly after by G. Lubcke (Middleton, WI, USA) at around V=14.4 in time-series observations made simultaneously to the observation of Lake.  Follow-up photometry of this star is encouraged.

Special Notice #229: Outburst of FS Aurigae

January 24, 2011: Further to AAVSO Alert Notice 428 (2010 Nov 30), the dwarf nova FS Aurigae appears to be in outburst.  The outburst was detected by P. Lake (Wonga Park, Victoria, Australia) at V=14.332 on 2011 Jan 24.0902 (JD 2455585.5902), and confirmed shortly after by R.

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