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Special Notice #418: RX And monitoring needed for VLA observations

July 5, 2016: Further to AAVSO Alert Notice 539, Deanne Coppejans and colleagues request optical monitoring of the Z Cam dwarf nova RX And in support of their campaign to observe it with the Very Large Array (VLA) in their ongoing radio jet research.

Deanne writes in a post to the AAVSO Forum thread on this campaign: "We are going to try and catch RX And in quiescence again in the next three weeks. The optical coverage of it is still sparse, so any observations you take of it will be extremely useful."

AAVSO Newsletter Number 69, July 2016, is published

AAVSO Newsletter 69, July 2016 is now available to members

The AAVSO Newsletter is a periodic, general forum that supports our various observing programs with lists of new targets, observing programming ideas, and general information that spans a wide area of interest. Guest writers contribute pieces that can range from current events to book reviews.

http://www.aavso.org/aavso-newsletter

Annual Report for 2014-2015 now online

Annual Report of the AAVSO for 2014-2015

https://www.aavso.org/annual-report

The Annual Report of the AAVSO describes the activities of the AAVSO over the past fiscal year, and provides general information about the organization.

JAAVSO Volume 44 Number 1 June 2016 is published

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The printed version of this issue will be available soon. Please watch for the announcement on our main web page.

The Journal of the American Association of Variable Star Observers
Volume 44, Number 1, 2016

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Solar Bulletin - Volume 72, Number 05

The May Solar Bulletin is now available. Please visit the Solar Bulletin web page to download your copy: https://www.aavso.org/solar-bulletin

The May SID Data report is available here: https://www.aavso.org/sid-database

Alert Notice 544: Nova Scorpii 2016 = PNV J17381927-3725077

June 13, 2016

Event: Nova in Scorpius

Discovered by: Hideo Nishimura (Kakegawa, Shizuoka-ken, Japan) (reported by S. Nakano, Sumoto, Japan, via CBET 4285)

Discovery magnitude: 12.4 unfiltered CCD on three 10-s CCD frames, using a 200-mm-f.l. f/3.2 lens with a Canon EOS 5D digital camera

Discovery date: 2016 June 10.629 UT
 
Coordinates (2000.0): R.A. 17 38 19.31  Dec. -37 25 08.7   (from VSX)

Special Notice #417: CH Cygni B and V photometry urgently requested

June 3, 2016: Dr. Margarita Karovska (Harvard-Smithosonian Center for Astrophysics) is urgently requesting B and V photometry of the symbiotic variable CH Cyg from now until at least the end of August. Observations made twice a week are sufficient; time series observations are not needed. Spectroscopy would also be very welcome and appreciated.

Solar Bulletin - Volume 72, Number 04

The April Solar Bulletin is now available. Please visit the Solar Bulletin web page to download your copy: https://www.aavso.org/solar-bulletin

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